Baskets pictured here are by:

Sharle Osborne
Kathey Ervin

"BERRY BASKET WITH ARROW PATTERN" by Kathey with a 1/1/1/4 twill in the arrow pattern, western red and Alaska cedar. All materials gathered on the Olympic Peninsula, Washington State.

Purse made from western red cedar bark & root, yellow cedar & wild cherry bark, and sweet grass by Sharle


Sharle's double-walled basket of western red cedar (some mud-dyed black) bark and root, yellow cedar bark, and raffia. The basket measures about 11" X 9" X 7". The "Raven" design portion of the basket took about 2 hours of work for every half inch.

Basket Home
Basket Picture page 1, 3


Gathering materials

A list of native materials used in basket making.

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