Coushatta lidded pine needle basket with pine cone and needle décor two sides and top. This woven by L.C. John, the last of the great Coushatta basket makers. This basket is made from longleaf pine needles native to the state stitched with raffia and decorated with 3 pine cones and green raffia pine needles spaced equally on the sides. This beautifully shaped basket is a masterpiece with its tight weave and snugly fitting lid, hallmarks of a skilled maker.
PERIOD: Late 20th CenturyORIGIN: Southeast - Unknown, Native American
SIZE: 6 1/2" x 6 1/2" including pinecones