Apache Basket, Bullis Collection

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Although the figure at the bottom may represent a supernatural being, the designs on Apache baskets are purely decorative and have no
religious significance. They usually depict events or people in the basket maker’s world. For example, I recall a lovely olla with decoration
showing early balloon ascension in Arizona.

Illustrated in Spirits in the Art, by James A. Hanson, pg-199.

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