Aron Griffith Birch Bark Fern Basket
Griffith is one of only a few Maine Maliseet artists creating baskets. This is a stunning basket, made from birch bark harvested in the summer, adorned with fiddlehead ferns, an important springtime harvest food in northern Maine. This basket will make a wonderful centerpiece, or a terrific addition to any Native American art collection.
The ample sweetgrass at top and bottom lend the basket a wonderful aroma.
Basket is approximately 8″ in diameter and 8″ high including handle.
Materials: birch bark, brown ash, sinew, fossil walrus ivory, sweetgrass.