Seagrass Basketry and Weaving

Seagrass Baskets – Pacific Northwest Tribal Art (

Seagrass Baskets

Seagrass Baskets: “Baskets of Sea Grass – Artists of the windswept Aleutian Islands create some of the most fragile baskets in the world. They start with carefully prepared strands of fine beach grass that they then emellish with colorful yarn or even white bird quills. Some shapes are influenced by non-native items like cigar cases and Victorian candy dishes, but all are among the most tightly woven anywhere.” ~ display at Denver Art Museum.

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