Category: basketweaving

Yokuts-style basket / Abe Sanchez

This is Abe Sanchez’ Yokuts-style basket using redbud and bracken fern for the design elements, and sedge root as the predominant coiling material. He […]

Edwina Freeman splits Rhus trilobata

Edwina Freeman, Chumash basketweaver, splits Rhus trilobata, or sumac, into three pieces to be used as the coils for her basket.

Gathering deergrass

Photo of a deergrass gathering group in North County San Diego, with basketweavers, including Marian Walkingstick, Lydia Vassar, Rose Ramirez, Abe Sanchez, my dad, […]

gathering juncus

new year. yesterday gathered juncus with marianwalkingstick and abe sanchez. ground is wet from the recent rains, so it pulled out easily. what a […]