A large Mono Lake Paiute basket by Tina Charlie
Beautifully woven with willow, sedge, brackenfern, and redbud.
Diameter: 16 1/2in
Tina Charlie was a regular competitor in the Yosemite Field Days basket competition and others around California. One of the foremost Mono Lake Paiute weavers, Tina Charlie (1869?1962) is known for weaving large and fancy baskets as well as producing excellent traditional and utilitarian baskets. The beautiful basket featured here is displayed in front of Tina in the photo shown.