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    Ganessa Frey black and natural corn basket
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    Ganessa Frey Black and Natural Corn Basket

    Ganessa Frey Black and Natural Corn Basket Penobscot weaver Ganessa Frey creates corn baskets in a variety of designs. This one is black and white with porcupine points. A unique feature that creates a stunning look is alternating black and natural ash leaves. The tightly woven basket has a great presence. 16 in. long; corn body is 2 in. diameter; leaves are 3 in. across.
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    Ganessa Frey miniature pumpkin basket
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    Ganessa Frey Miniature Pumpkin Basket

    Ganessa Frey Miniature pumpkin basket A delightful miniature pumpkin basket by Penobscot weaver Ganessa Frey. This basket is tightly woven from brown ash with sweetgrass around the rim. It is a miniature basket with great presence. Basket is 2" diameter at its widest; 2" high; 3" high including stem.
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    Ganessa Frey Large Pineapple Basket
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    Ganessa Frey Large Pineapple Basket

    Ganessa Frey Large Pineapple Basket In a departure from her miniature baskets, Penobscot weaver Ganessa Frey has created a large pineapple. The basket is beautifully colored and appointed with a fine set of leaves. The basket looks as much like a real pineapple as a woven basket can. This is a tightly woven basket with great presence. 9 1/2 in. high x 4 in. diameter
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    Barbara Francis point basket
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    Barbara Francis Point Basket

    Barbara Francis Point Basket This round basket with points incorporates dark heart wood from the ash tree, combined with lighter wood from the outer layers, to create an interesting color contrast not often seen in Wabanaki fancy baskets. Barbara Francis is an award winning Penobscot weaver, with ribbons from the Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and Market. 8 1/2 in. diameter x 6 in. high including finial There are two ash flower bookmarks inside the basket. Basket is signed on bottom.
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    Barbara Francis curlycue basket
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    Barbara Francis Curlycue Basket

    Barbara Francis Curlycue Basket This round basket with curls incorporates dark heart wood from the ash tree, combined with lighter wood from the outer layers, to create a unique color effect. The two shades swirl around the exterior, meeting at a diagonal. Barbara Francis is an award winning Penobscot weaver, with ribbons from the Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and Market. 7 in. diameter x 6 1/4 in. high including finial
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    Allen Hold Passamaquoddy basket
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    Allen Hold Passamaquoddy Basket

    Allen Hold Passamaquoddy Basket Allen Hold is a young Passamaquoddy in an apprentice program with his cousin, George Neptune. George, of course, is an award-winning basket maker who has been making baskets almost his entire life. This is the first basket Allen has completed since starting the apprenticeship. Blue and grey tones contrast beautifully with grey and natural ash. 5 in. diameter x 5 in. high to top of ribbon finial
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    Geo Neptune Dazzling Corn Basket
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    Geo Neptune Dazzling Corn Basket

    Geo Neptune Dazzling Corn Basket Geo Neptune is an award winning artist and educator. They use their deep knowledge of Passamaquoddy culture and their life-long love of basket making to help keep traditions not only alive, but vibrant and moving forward. On one of the first corn baskets they made on a new mold, Neptune juxtaposed hot pink, lilac and lemon green with more subdued grey and deep green. It's a dazzling basket!
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    Sarah Sockbeson turquoise point basket
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    Sarah Sockbeson Turquoise Point Basket

    Sarah Sockbeson Turquoise Point Basket Sarah Sockbeson, a young Penobscot basketmaker, has enjoyed great success with her richly colored, tightly woven baskets. In 2015, she won top awards at Santa Fe Indian Market, one of the highest achievements in the Native American art world. Also in 2015, her work was included in the Portland Art Museum's Biennial Exhibition, alongside several other important Maine Indian basket makers. This basket is woven from brown ash with natural as well as turquoise and grey splints, sweetgrass around the rim and the finial, and an antler finial. 3 in. diameter x 3 1/2 in. high, including finial
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    Sarah Sockbeson black-brown point basket
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    Sarah Sockbeson Black-Brown Point Basket

    Sarah Sockbeson Black-Brown Point Basket Sarah Sockbeson, a young Penobscot basketmaker, has enjoyed great success with her richly colored, tightly woven baskets. In 2015, she won top awards at Santa Fe Indian Market, one of the highest achievements in the Native American art world. Also in 2015, her work was included in the Portland Art Museum's Biennial Exhibition, alongside several other important Maine Indian basket makers. This basket is woven from brown ash with natural as well as black and brown splints, sweetgrass around the rim and the finial, and an antler finial. 2 3/4 in. diameter x 2 1/2 in. high, including finial
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    Sarah Sockbeson miniature basket
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    Sarah Sockbeson Miniature Basket

    Sarah Sockbeson Miniature Basket Sarah Sockbeson, a young Penobscot basketmaker, has enjoyed great success with her richly colored, tightly woven baskets. In 2015, she won top awards at Santa Fe Indian Market, one of the highest achievements in the Native American art world. Also in 2015, her work was included in the Portland Art Museum's Biennial Exhibition, alongside several other important Maine Indian basket makers. This is a miniature basket woven from brown ash with natural as well as green splints, sweetgrass around the rim, and an antler finial. 21/4 in. diameter x 2 1/4 in. high, including finial
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    Barbara Francis round basket
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    Barbara Francis Round Basket

    Barbara Francis Round Basket A round brown ash and sweetgrass basket woven by Penobscot basket maker Barbara Francis. The ash splints and sweetgrass have developed a gentle golden patina over time. 6 in. diameter at the widest x 6 in. high including finial
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    Paula Thorne Vase Basket
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    Paula Thorne Vase Basket

    Paula Thorne Vase Basket A tall brown ash and sweetgrass basket woven around a glass vase in 2002. Since that time, the ash splints and sweetgrass have developed a gentle golden patina. 9 in. high x 4 1/2 in. wide, including amphora style handles
    $225.00
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    Caron Shay curlicue basket
    Caron Shay curlicue basket
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    Caron Shay Curlicue Basket

    Caron Shay Curlicue Basket Penobscot basket maker Caron Shay wove this basket with curls in 2005. Since that time, the ash splints and sweetgrass have developed a gentle golden patina. 4 1/2 in. diameter x 5 in. high, to top of finial
    $425.00
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    Gabriel Frey Tall Purse
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    Gabriel Frey Tall Purse/Fancy Pack

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    Gabriel Frey Tall Purse Gabriel Frey, Passamaquoddy basket maker, has been specializing in utilitarian baskets, similar to those made by his family for many generations. With his latest series of purses and packs, he has created a new category of fancy utilitarian baskets. This rugged large purse/pack is adorned with natural dyes of various shades. The leather is cut away to reveal the woven cover below, in the shape of a Wabanaki double curve. The double curve design is commonly thought to indicate balance. This stunning designer purse is fully lined with supple brown leather, including a large inner pocket to separate contents into two sections. It is a fashionable way to carry your possessions, whether in the city or in the country. 15 1/2 in. tall, including leather handle; 8 1/2 in. at its widest point; 4 1/2 in. at its deepest point.
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    Fred Tomah Large Eagle Basket
    Fred Tomah Laarge Eagle Basket
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    Fred Tomah Large Eagle Basket

    Fred Tomah Large Eagle Basket Fred Tomah is one of a handful of members of the Maliseet tribe currently weaving baskets. He began making utilitarian baskets with family members almost fifty years ago. Breaking away from traditional packs and other utilitarian baskets, he has developed a style of his own, incorporating traditional methods and designs, but adding his own aesthetic touches. Tomah is known for weaving black and natural baskets with quatrefoil bottoms and stylized geometric designs. This large version of his eagle basket has the added touch of color; the turquoise eagle creates a stunning contrast with the black and natural ash colors. Approximately 13 in. high x 13 in. wide.
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    Fred Tomah medicine basket
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    Fred Tomah Medicine Basket

    Fred Tomah Medicine Basket Fred Tomah is one of a handful of Maliseet currently weaving baskets. He began making utilitarian baskets with family members almost fifty years ago. Breaking away from traditional packs and other utilitarian baskets, he has developed a style of his own, incorporating traditional methods and designs, but adding his own aesthetic touches. Thoma is known for weaving black and natural baskets with quatrefoil bottoms and stylized geometric designs. This Wabanaki medicine basket is a colored version with quatrefoil designs on the cover as well as bottom. It is a stunning design! 10 in. diameter x 7 in. high
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    George Neptune Partially Ripe Black Raspberry basket
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    George Neptune Partially Ripe Black Raspberry Basket

    George Neptune Partially Ripe Black Raspberry Basket George Neptune is an award winning artist and educator. He uses his deep knowledge of Passamaquoddy culture and his life-long love of basket making to help keep traditions not only alive, but vibrant and moving forward. Partially ripe berry baskets are one of the most popular of Neptune's baskets, which range into extremely elaborate floral and bird designs. 2 1/4 in. diameter x 4 1/4 in. high including stem; basket is 2 1/2 in. high without stem.
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    Jeremy Frey urchin basket
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    Jeremy Frey Urchin Basket Medium

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    Jeremy Frey Urchin Basket Medium Jeremy Frey is one of the top basket makers in the country, having won Best of Show awards at the Heard Museum Indian Fair and Market as well as Santa Fe Indian Market. He is a member of the Passamaquoddy tribe of Maine, one of the four tribes of the Wabanaki Alliance. Read about the artist here. The green and black dyes contrast beautifully with the natural colored ash and sweetgrass. Note how the points grow smaller as the basket crests and approaches the cover. Size: 5 1/2" diameter; 4" high, including finial. Materials: brown ash, sweetgrass, dyes.
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    Jeremy Frey flat fine-weave basket - large
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    Jeremy Frey Flat Fine-weave Basket – large

    Jeremy Frey flat fine-weave basket - large Jeremy Frey is one of the top basket makers in the country, having won Best of Show awards at the Heard Museum Indian Fair and Market as well as Santa Fe Indian Market. He is a member of the Passamaquoddy tribe of Maine, one of the four tribes of the Wabanaki Alliance. Read about the artist here. This handsome flat basket has alternating stripes of black and natural colored ash. Sweetgrass borders the edge of the basket as well as the cover. This version has a ring of sweetgrass surrounding the finial as well. Size: 4 3/4" diameter; 2 1/2" high, including finial. Materials: brown ash, sweetgrass, dyes.
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    Jeremy Frey flat fine-weave basket
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    Jeremy Frey Flat Fine-weave Basket

    Jeremy Frey flat fine-weave basket. Jeremy Frey is one of the top basket makers in the country, having won Best of Show awards at the Heard Museum Indian Fair and Market as well as Santa Fe Indian Market. He is a member of the Passamaquoddy tribe of Maine, one of the four tribes of the Wabanaki Alliance. Read about the artist here. This handsome flat basket has alternating stripes of black and natural colored ash. Sweetgrass borders the edge of the basket as well as the cover. Size: 4" diameter; 2 1/4" high, including finial. Materials: brown ash, sweetgrass, dyes.
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    Ganessa Frey Point Basket
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    Ganessa Frey Point Basket

    Ganessa Frey point basket A beautiful point basket by Ganessa Frey. Frey comes from a basket weaving family, including her mother Kim Bryant, as well as her aunts Pam and Susan. In addition, she works side by side with her husband, Jeremy; the two of them consistently trade design and weaving ideas. This basket is beautifully woven, with light blue, dark blue and black splints, as well as natural colored brown ash. Basket is 5" diameter at its widest; 5" high.
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    Jeremy Frey Acorn Basket
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    Jeremy Frey Acorn Basket

    Jeremy Frey acorn basket. Jeremy Frey is one of the top basket makers in the country, having won Best of Show awards at the Heard Museum Indian Fair and Market as well as Santa Fe Indian Market. He is a member of the Passamaquoddy tribe of Maine, one of the four tribes of the Wabanaki Alliance. Read about the artist here. This is a fine weave basket in the shape of an acorn. Frey uses natural braided cedar to add color and texture to the natural colored ash basket. The ring enables the basket to stand upright or at a slight angle. This basket looks and feels beautiful! The use of cedar not only adds color and texture; it also is an alternative weaving material for basket makers who are intent on preserving brown ash in light of the infestation of the Emerald Ash Borer beetle. This insect had devastated ash trees across the northern sections of the U.S., and threatens to wipe out entire populations of these trees. Size: 5 1/2" high, including stem; 4 3/4" diameter Materials: brown ash, cedar.
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    Gal Frey Point Basket
    Gal Frey Point Basket
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    Gal Frey Point Basket

    Gal Frey Point Basket Frances (Gal) Frey, mother of basket makers Jeremy Frey and Gabriel Frey, is also an accomplished Passamaquoddy basket maker in her own right. This point basket is adorned with soft blues and grays. There are some teal standards visible on the side of the cover; notice, also, that the points on the outer edge of the cover are lighter in color than those in the center. Braided sweetgrass is woven across the points as well. These subtle touches add significantly to the aesthetics of this basket. Gal (Frances) Frey has won awards for her work at the Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and Market as well as the Santa Fe Indian Market (SWAIA) 4 1/2" High x 5" diameter
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    Ganessa Frey graduated color basket
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    Ganessa Frey Graduated Color Basket

    Ganessa Frey graduated color basket This basket by Ganessa Frey, with graduated teal colors contrasting with black and natural colored ash, is an aesthetic treat! This basket is tightly woven from brown ash with sweetgrass around the rim. Basket is 4 1/2" diameter at its widest; 5 1/4" high including finial.
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    Marian Wolfe Honeysuckle Vase
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    Marian Wolfe Honeysuckle Vase

    Marian Wolfe Honeysuckle Vase Cherokee basket makers have been weaving baskets from honeysuckle vines since the early 20th century. The vines are woven around white oak standards. Natural dyes are often used to create very pleasing patterns. Walnut dye was used to create the rich brown color. 4 1/2" high x 3 3/4" diameter
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    Marian Wolfe Honeysuckle Basket
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    Marian Wolfe Honeysuckle Basket

    Marian Wolfe Honeysuckle Basket Cherokee basket makers have been weaving baskets from honeysuckle vines since the early 20th century. The vines are woven around white oak standards. Natural dyes are often used to create very pleasing patterns. Walnut dye was used to create the rich brown color. 3 1/8" diameter x 3 1/4" high, to the top of the finial.
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    Barry Dana etched birchbark basket
    Barry Dana etched birchbark basket
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    Barry Dana Etched Birchbark basket

    Barry Dana etched birchbark basket Beautifully designed and executed, this birch bark basket is by Barry Dana, ex-chief of the Penobscot tribe and a respected guide, teacher, and lecturer. The traditional Wabanaki double-curve design is woven into the basket's cover in porcupine quills. A buck adorns one side of the container, while a howling wolf adorns the other side. Porcupine quills are woven into the cover, while sweetgrass is found atop the rim. The darker winter bark has been removed to expose the lighter bark underneath and to create these traditional designs. 4 1/4" x 3 1/2" x 4 1/8" high
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    Ganessa Frey pineapple basket
    Ganessa Frey pineapple basket
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    Ganessa Frey Pineapple Basket

    Ganessa Frey Pineapple Basket A striking pineapple basket by Ganessa Frey, wife of award-winning basketmaker Jeremy Frey. The basket is beautifully colored and appointed with a fine set of leaves. Within the cover is a tiny green corn-like basket, serving as a base for the leaves. This is a tightly woven basket with great presence. basket is 2 1/4" diameter; 3" high; 5 3/4" high with leaves
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    Sarah Sockbeson diamond basket
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    Sarah Sockbeson Diamond Basket

    Sarah Sockbeson diamond basket. Sarah Sockbeson, a young Penobscot basketmaker, has enjoyed great success with her richly colored, tightly woven baskets. In 2015, she won top awards at Santa Fe Indian Market, one of the highest achievements in the Native American art world. Also in 2015, her work was included in the Portland Art Museum's Biennial Exhibition, alongside several other important Maine Indian basket makers. This is an intriguing basket, with dark turquoise colored curls forming the edges of diamond-like shapes. 2" high; 3 1/4" including antler finial; 2 3/4" diameter Materials: brown ash, sweetgrass, antler, dyes
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    Sarah Sockbeson curl basket
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    Sarah Sockbeson Curl Basket

    Sarah Sockbeson curl basket. Sarah Sockbeson, a young Penobscot basketmaker, has enjoyed great success with her richly colored, tightly woven baskets. In 2015, she won top awards at Santa Fe Indian Market, one of the highest achievements in the Native American art world. Also in 2015, her work was included in the Portland Art Museum's Biennial Exhibition, alongside several other important Maine Indian basket makers. This is an elegant basket, with rich brown combined with black, and natural colored curls. 2 1/2" high; 3 3/4" including antler finial; 3" diameter Materials: brown ash, sweetgrass, antler, dyes
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    Sarah Sockbeson miniature basket
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    Sarah Sockbeson Urchin Basket

    Sarah Sockbeson urchin basket. Sarah Sockbeson, a young Penobscot basketmaker, has enjoyed great success with her richly colored, tightly woven baskets. In 2015, she won top awards at Santa Fe Indian Market, one of the highest achievements in the Native American art world. Also in 2015, her work was included in the Portland Art Museum's Biennial Exhibition, alongside several other important Maine Indian basket makers. This is a very sweet looking urchin-shaped basket, with two shades of turquoise/gray and natural curls. 2 3/4" high; 4" including antler finial; 4" diameter Materials: brown ash, sweetgrass, antler, dyes
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    Sarah Sockbeson vase form basket with green and grey dyes
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    Sarah Sockbeson vase form with curls

    Sarah Sockbasen, a young Penobscot basketmaker, has enjoyed great success with her richly colored, tightly woven baskets. In 2015, she won top awards at Santa Fe Indian Market, one of the highest achievements in the Native American art world. Also in 2015, her work was included in the Portland Art Museum's Biennial Exhibition, alongside several other important Maine Indian basket makers. Altogether, the vase shape, the proportions, the colors, and the delicate wave shapes separating the vertical elements create a magnificent basket. Basket is 5 1/4" high; 6 3/4" including antler finial. 3 3/4" diameter at its widest point. Materials: brown ash, sweetgrass, antler, dyes
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    Molly/Janet Neptune Flower Basket

    Molly and Janet Neptune Flower Basket Molly Neptune Parker is a well respected, long-time Passamaquoddy basket maker. She was named a National Heritage Fellow in October, 2012 by the National Endowment for the Arts. This basket, which is signed by Molly and her daughter Janet, comes from an extensive Wabanaki basket collection. It has the artists' signatures on the bottom and is dated 2003. A variety of colored flowers brighten up this round basket, which is woven from brown ash and braided sweetgrass. 6" diameter x 7" high
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    Theresa Neptune Gardner: Braided Sweetgrass and Ash Basket

    Theresa Neptune Gardner: Braided Sweetgrass and Ash Basket Theresa Neptune Gardner, late sister of Clara Keezer, was a master basket maker whose work is highly cherished. She was one of the keepers of the art during a time when it was almost lost. This is a stunning basket loaded with braided sweetgrass, vibrant colors, and a beautiful bell shaped cover. Basket is signed and dated 6/20/03; a signed card is included. Basket comes from a prominent Maine collection. 6" diameter at widest x 5 1/2" high
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    Theresa Neptune Gardner: Braided Sweetgrass and Ash Basket

    Theresa Neptune Gardner: Braided Sweetgrass and Ash Basket Theresa Neptune Gardner, late sister of Clara Keezer, was a master basket maker whose work is highly cherished. She was one of the keepers of the art during a time when it was almost lost. Colorful hues contrast beautifully with natural ash and braided sweetgrass. Basket is not signed, but a signed card is included. Basket comes from a prominent Maine collection. 6" diameter x 5 1/4" high
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    Mary Gabriel: Round Basket

    Born in 1908 on the Passamaquoddy reservation in Princeton, Maine, Mary Mitchell Gabriel was one of the matriarchs of Maine Indian basket making. She was named a National Heritage Fellow by the National Endowment for the Arts in 1994. Not only was she actively making baskets throughout her life, but she also passed on skills and knowledge to her daughters Sylvia Gabriel and Deborah Gabriel Brooks. Deborah continues to make baskets in the present.   This round basket has mellowed with age to a nice golden patina and faded red and black. It was woven from brown ash, flat sweetgrass around the rim, and braided sweetgrass. It will make a nice addition to a collection with larger baskets by this master weaver, or it can be the first Mary Gabriel basket. 6 1/2" diameter, 3 1/2" high
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    Aron Griffith dragonfly doll

    Aron Griffith bear doll: Griffith is one of only a few Maliseet artists creating baskets. He works with birch bark, and dolls are one of his specialties. This doll, made from light summer bark, is adorned with mirror images of dragonflies. The dragonfly is a common image in Native American art work, usually symbolizing speed. The artist adds a light silhouette around the images to create additional contrast between the dark and light surfaces. Doll is approximately 7" high; 8" wide; 1 1/2" d Materials: birch bark, corn silk, wood, cedar, sinew, yarn
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    Aron Griffith bear doll

    Aron Griffith bear doll: Griffith is one of only a few Maliseet artists creating baskets. He works with birch bark, and dolls are one of his specialties . This doll, made from light summer bark, is adorned with the image of a bear and bear claws. The bear, one of the strongest land animals in North America, is known for its intelligence and speed as well. The artist adds a light silhouette around the images to create additional contrast between the dark and light surfaces. Doll is approximately 7" high; 8" wide; 1 1/2" d Materials: birch bark, corn silk, wood, cedar, sinew, yarn
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    Aron Griffith tree doll

    Aron Griffith is one of only a few Maliseet artists creating baskets. He works with birch bark, and dolls are one of his specialties . This doll, made from light summer bark, is adorned with the image of a tree. The branches of the tree grow up and around the arms, creating a fascinating image. The artist adds a light silhouette around the tree to create additional contrast between the dark and light surfaces. Doll is approximately 7" high; 8" wide; 1 1/2" d Materials: birch bark, corn silk, wood, cedar, sinew, yarn
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    Jeremy Frey web basket

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    Jeremy Frey web basket with points. This innovative design is everything you would expect from Frey. The inner woven ash basket is surrounded by a web of thicker pointed ash. Beautifully woven black and white shapes on finial. Size: 9" diameter; 13" high, including finial. Materials: brown ash, sweetgrass, dyes.
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    Jeremy Frey point basket
    Jeremy Frey point basket
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    Jeremy Frey urchin basket with points

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    Jeremy Frey urchin basket with points. The orange areas contrast beautifully with the black as well as the naturally colored areas. Size: 8" diameter; 4 1/2" high, including finial. Materials: brown ash, sweetgrass, dyes.
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    Gina Brooks small etched birch bark basket
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    Gina Brooks Small Etched Birch Bark Basket

      Gina Brooks etched birch bark basket. Gina Brooks is a Maliseet artist from New Brunswick, one of the Maritime Provinces of Canada. The Maliseet tribe is a member of the Wabanaki confederacy, spanning across Maine and the Maritime Provinces. This basket is formed from birch bark and is etched with traditional Wabanaki double curve designs. The double curve is said to represent balance. There are also vine and floral designs reminiscent of bead work and other art from the northern Woodlands tribes. Size: 3 1/2" wide x 3" deep x 3 1/4" high
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    Ganessa Frey pumpkin basket
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    Ganessa Frey: Pumpkin Basket

    A delightful miniature pumpkin basket by Ganessa Frey, wife of award-winning basket maker Jeremy Frey. This basket is tightly woven from brown ash with sweetgrass around the rim. It is a miniature basket with great presence. Basket is 2" diameter at its widest; 2" high; 3" high including stem.
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    Small Trinket Basket

      This basket by Theresa Secord, founding director of the Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance, is woven from cedar, brown ash, and sweetgrass. It is based on baskets made generations ago by Secord's family and other Wabanaki weavers. Cedar is viewed as a potential replacement for ash, which is threatened by the emerald ash borer beetle. Maine basketmakers are looking to a future where their sacred wood may be lost for a generation or two. Basket is 2 1/4" high; 3 1/2" high including the finial. It is 2 1/2" at its widest point.
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    Large Trinket Basket

      This basket by Theresa Secord, founding director of the Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance, is woven from cedar, brown ash, and sweetgrass. It is based on baskets made generations ago by Secord's family and other Wabanaki weavers. Cedar is viewed as a potential replacement for ash, which is threatened by the emerald ash borer beetle. Maine basketmakers are looking to a future where their sacred wood may be lost for a generation or two. Basket is 4 1/4" high' 5 3/4 high including the finial. It is 4 1/4" at its widest point.
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    Pineapple Basket

    A striking pineapple basket by Ganessa Frey, wife of award-winning basketmaker Jeremy Frey. The basket is beautifully colored and appointed with a fine set of leaves. Within the cover is a tiny green corn-like basket, serving as a base for the leaves. This is a tightly woven basket with great presence. basket is 1 3/4" diameter; 2 5/8" high; 6" high with cover
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    Ganessa Frey point basket
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    Ganessa Frey Point basket

    Ganessa Frey Point Basket A striking point basket in black and natural ash with sweetgrass by Ganessa Frey, wife of award-winning basketmaker Jeremy Frey. This is a tightly woven basket with great presence. 5" diameter; 5" high
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    Covered pack basket

    Passamaquoddy basket maker Gabriel Frey is son of Gal Frey and brother of Jeremy Frey. Gabriel's baskets are of the utilitarian type that are beautiful to handle and to look at. He makes the ash baskets in the old way, with no nails or glue. This basket is made in the style of pack baskets, with a bulge that was designed to fit against the hull of a canoe. The leather cover opens to permit access contents of the basket. In addition to the shoulder strap, this basket has a wooden handle for convenience. This basket is rugged and is meant to be used; it need not sit on a shelf, though that can be done as well. Basket is 12 1/2" high x 8 1/2" wide x 4 1/2" deep. Frey used vegetal dyes to create the maroon color.
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    Covered pack basket

    Passamaquoddy basket maker Gabriel Frey is son of Gal Frey and brother of Jeremy Frey. Gabriel's baskets are of the utilitarian type, yet are aesthetically very pleasing. He makes the ash baskets in the old way, with no nails or glue. This basket is made in the style of pack baskets, with a bulge that was designed to fit against the hull of a canoe. The leather cover peels back to expose the entire contents of the basket. This basket is rugged and is meant to be used; it need not sit on a shelf, though that can be done as well. Basket is 10" high x 7 1/2" wide x 4 1/4" deep Frey used vegetal dyes to create the maroon colors.
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    Small two-tone Basket

    Beautiful blue accents on a point sweetgrass and ash basket by a master Penobscot basketmaker. Read about the artist: I love every aspect of my basket making... 3 1/2" high x 3" diameter
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    Brown ash and sweetgrass basket

    Frances (Gal) Frey, mother of Jeremy Frey, is a master Passamaquoddy basket maker in her own right. This round ash basket is adorned with a rich, warm russet color as well as braided sweetgrass. 5 3/4" diameter x 4" high, including finial.
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    Ash and sweetgrass basket with black stripes

    This is a stunning basket, woven by Clare Gabriel, daughter of Mary Mitchell Gabriel and sister of Sylvia Gabriel, in 2003. The cover is loaded with braided sweetgrass, with highlights of natural and black ash. The design is similar to acorn baskets, but is much taller than any acorns we have seen. In addition, it has a flat bottom, so it stands easily, unlike most acorn baskets. 6" diameter at top tapers to 3" at bottom; 7 1/2" high
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    Miniature shopping basket

    Angela Barnes was a member of the famed Passamaquoddy Neptune family, which includes a number of well-known weavers. This miniature shopping basket was woven in 2002; Barnes passed away in 2003. 4" wide x 2 1/2" deep x 3 1/4" high (5 1/2" high with handles)
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    Small round basket

    Clara Keezer, winner of an NEA award in the early 2000's, is one of the great Maine basket weavers. This basket probably dates to the early 2000's. The color of the bright pinks and bluish-purple splints contrasts beautifully with the natural ash color as well as the braided sweetgrass. In addition, the angles create a dynamic composition out of what would have otherwise been static. 4" diameter; 3" high, excluding the finials
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    Barrel basket with curls

    A colorful colored ash and sweetgrass basket with curls by Passamaquoddy weaver Kenny Keezer, son of acclaimed basket maker Clara Keezer. This basket nicely balances color, shape, and texture. There is some very slight fading of the exterior color; the interior colors are slightly brighter. This does not distract from the aesthetics of the basket. 4 1/4" diameter x 6" high, including finial
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    Small Porcupine Style Bowl Basket

    I love every aspect of my basket making...) This natural colored porcupine style ash basket with sweetgrass is elegant in its simplicity. 3 1/2" h (not including loop) x 4" diameter
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    Miniature acorn basket

    Read the artist's statement. This charming basket, which lays on its side (the bottom is not flat) has a continuous weave spiraling up from the bottom, representing nature. Under the lid of the basket is a turtle, and inside is a sweetgrass prayer braid. 1 1/2" high (not including loop) x 1" diameter
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    Watermelon basket

    A yummy basket with bright watermelon colors. Woven by Rocky Keezer, son of Clara Keezer, from the Passamaquoddy tribe in northeastern Maine. This basket was collected in the early 2000's, but the basket and the colors are intact. Materials: brown ash and sweetgrass 9" diameter; 6 1/4" high
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    Round basket with frog handle

    Born in 1908 on the Passamaquoddy reservation in Princeton, Maine, Mary Mitchell Gabriel was one of the matriarchs of Maine Indian basket making. She was named a National Heritage Fellow by the National Endowment for the Arts in 1994. Not only was she actively making baskets throughout her life, but she also passed on skills and knowledge to her daughters Sylvia Gabriel and Deborah Gabriel Brooks. Deborah continues to make baskets in the present. Gabriel made this basket for a prominent collector when she was about 93 years old, in 2001. One of her granddaughters said this was the largest basket she had ever made. With its frog handle and braided sweetgrass, the basket is prototypical Mary Mitchell Gabriel. Cover is 10 1/2" wide; basket is 5 1/2" high, including handle.
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    Barrel basket

    A beautiful barrel basket by master basket maker Clara Keezer. While this basket was made in 2003, it was kept in storage for most of its existence, so the dyes are in excellent condition. This basket is Clara Keezer at her best. 9" high to top of finial; 5" diameter at its widest point.
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    Theresa Secord baskets: large maize
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    Theresa Secord Maize Basket (Large)

    Read about the artist... Theresa Secord: maize basket (large). Theresa Secord was founding Director of the Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance. Under her leadership, and with the help of many senior basket makers, the organization helped to revive the art of basket making in Maine. This corn basket has highlights of dark blue and maroon kernels, which complement the natural ash quite nicely. The fringes cut in the "corn silk" are a great touch. Corn ear is 6 1/4" l; 15" long including the silk. 1 3/4" diameter
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    Large curlycue basket

    A grand basket by master basket maker Theresa Neptune Gardner, dated 2000. Gardner was one of the basket makers that helped to keep the art alive. This basket came from an extensive collection of Wabanaki baskets. It is in excellent condition, with a slight darkening of the ash. 8" diameter; 9" high to top of finial.
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    Flag basket

    Theresa Neptune Gardner, late sister of Clara Keezer, was a master basket maker whose work is highly cherished. She was one of the keepers of the art during a time when it was almost lost. This basket is utterly charming. Natural colored ash strips alternate with red dyed strips. Flags are painted on in a primitive manner. 7 1/2" x 6" x 4"
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    Theresa Secord: Basket with Curls

    Read about the artist... Theresa Secord baskets: natural basket with curls. Theresa Secord was the founding director of the Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance. She and the organization helped to revive basket making in Maine, and helped dozens of members of the Wabanaki tribes to learn the art of their ancestors. She is an award-winning basketmaker in her own right. This is a small basket with curls in natural ash and sweetgrass. 2 1/2" diameter x 3 1/2" high to the top of the loop.
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    Tote basket

    A beautiful tote basket with contrasting light and dark ash and round handles. This is a practical basket that could see some light use, or can be displayed to great effect. Basket is 14" l x 6 1/2" w x 8 1/2" h; 14 3/4" h, including handles.
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    Miniature Pineapple Basket

    A charming miniature basket of a pineapple by Pam Cunningham, master basket maker from the Penobscot Nation. "I love every aspect of my basket making...(Read the artist's statement.) 4 1/2" h x 1 3/4" diameter.
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    Fred Tomah Wabanaki basket
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    Fred Tomah Wabanaki Basket

    Fred Tomah Wabanaki Basket This series of quatrefoil baskets, formerly referred to as the Katahdin series, has been renamed the Wabanaki series. The strong contrast of black with natural colored ash makes this series of baskets very appealingThe baskets have four corners, representing the four tribes of the Wabanaki - People of the Dawn: Maliseet, Mik'mac, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot. Tomah has been making baskets in the traditional way for most of his life. His work has been recognized for its unique character among Maine basket makers. Diameter ranges from 9 1/2 in. to 9 3/4 in.; 9 1/2 in. high, including handle
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    Fred Tomah Wabanaki ii Reflection basket
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    Fred Tomah Wabanaki ii Reflection Basket

    Fred Tomah Wabanaki ii Reflection Basket This series of quatrefoil baskets, formerly referred to as the Katahdin series, has been renamed the Wabanaki series. The strong contrast of black with natural colored ash makes this series of baskets very appealingThe baskets have four corners, representing the four tribes of the Wabanaki – People of the Dawn: Maliseet, Mik’mac, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot. This basket shows Katahdin mountain, a sacred mountain for the Wabanaki people, in a mirror image of itself all around the perimeter. Tomah has been making baskets in the traditional way for most of his life. His work has been recognized for its unique character among Maine basket makers. Diameter ranges from 9 1/2 in. to 9 3/4 in.; 1o in. high, including handle
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    Prayer basket with sweetgrass braid

    This basket includes a sweetgrass prayer braid with a heart and a turtle on the outside. The basket is nice to keep around the house when you are thinking of loved ones, or it would make a great gift.<br><br><a href="Pam_Cunningham_Artist_Statement.cfm"> (Read about the artist: "I love every aspect of my basket making...)</a> <br><br><br>3 1/4" diameter x 2 3/4" high
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    Bluejay basket with sweetgrass braid

    This fine weave ash and sweetgrass basket has colored beaks of the blue jay running all round the outside. It includes a sweetgrass prayer braid with a heart. The basket is nice to keep around the house when you are thinking of loved ones, or it would make a great gift. 2" diameter x 1" high
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    Market basket

    Passamaquoddy basket maker Gabriel Frey is son of Gal Frey and brother of Jeremy Frey. Gabriel's baskets are of the utilitarian type. He makes the ash baskets in the old way, with no hails or glue. This market basket has swinging handles for convenient stowing when not in use. 16 1/2" long x 12" w; 4 3/4" high (12 1/2" high with handle in the up position)
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    Covered, etched birch bark basket

    Beautifully designed and executed, this birch bark basket is by Barry Dana, an ex-chief of the Penobscot tribe and a respected guide, teacher, and lecturer. A long-eared creature is etched on one side. On the other, there is a leafy design atop a wigwam, which itself sits above a modified double curve design. The darker winter bark has been removed to create these traditional designs. Stitched with spruce root. Leaves adorn the cover, which is also stitched with porcupine quills.Read more about the uses of birch bark by Native Americans. 4 1/4" x 4 1/2" x 3 3/8" high
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