Apache Basket

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This Apache Basket, made around 1900, stands 20 inches tall and is 22 inches wide. These wide-mouthed baskets, simply referred to as utility baskets, were used to hold food items such as cactus fruit, beans, and whole ears of corn being processed either for immediate use for for storage in the vase-shaped ollas.

Illustrated in Spirits in the Art, by James A. Hanson, pg-205

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