Sarah Sockbeson Corn 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 a variety of beautiful colors representing the hues of Indian corn, sweetgrass around the rim, real corn leaves in warm fall colors.
Woven basket is 3 1/2 in. long; 9 1/4 in. long including leaves. Basket is 1 in. diameter; leaves are approximately 5 in. wide.