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Posted 6 years ago


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Found these among my grandmothers things; the larger basket is approx. 12 inches diameter, the smaller basket is approx.10 inches. , and will nest inside the larger one. The larger baskets' decorations appear to be silk thread, beads, bracelet (which is broken)and what appears to be Asian or Oriental coins. I think they are woven from pine needles or perhaps grass. I'm wondering if they aren't 'sewing baskets' sold to tourists by Native Americans , as I've come across photos from a family trip to Yellowstone in the early 1920's.Any one have any ideas of origin, value?? Thanks !

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  1. dkelley, 6 years ago
    Thanks ! I appreciate the info, sorry to hear they're not American tho!

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