Basket Women

Sharle Osborne and her friends weave baskets. Native materials used in these works include western red cedar and Alaska (yellow) cedar bark and root, cherry bark, honeysuckle vine, bear grass, sweet grass, cattails, needle rush, and bulrush.

Site Features

The photos on this page were taken by John Gussman in the fall of 1999.

Backpack of cedar, cherry & willow bark.

Cedar bark earrings

Bark wall-hung letter holder.

Twined hat of cedar bark, cherry bark and grasses.


More of Shar's baskets--page1, 2, 3

Willows and Naturals Basket Swap Pix --page1, 2


Gathering materials

A list of native materials used in basket making.

Copyright © 1998 Steve Koehler