How to use Basketry in a sentence
The Eskimo engraved poorly, the Dene (Tinneh) embroidered in quill, the North Pacific tribes carved skilfully in horn, slate and cedar, the California tribes had nimble fingers for basketry, the Sioux gloried in feathers and painted parfleche.
The principal occupations of the natives have always been fishing and hunting, and the women weave basketry of exquisite fineness.
The top decorated cover contrasts with the lower part that is made of plainly woven basketry.
Lizzie Farey Established artist, using Scottish grown willow and other natural materials, with techniques derived from traditional basketry.
A peculiar type of coiled basketry is found at the Strait of Magellan, but the motives are not American.Advertisement
Island crafts include jewelry, Chinese and Indian jade, silks, basketry and pottery.
An area of basketry willows has been planted in a wet area of the site.
The products of the textile industry in America were bark cloth, wattling for walls, fences and weirs, paper, basketry, matting, loom products, needle or point work, net-work, lacework and embroidery.
Their basketry, both in Canada and in Arizona, was coiled work.
The northern Algonquin and Iroquoian tribes practised similar arts, and in the Atlantic states wove robes of animal and bird skins by cutting the latter into long strips, winding these strips on twine of hemp, and weaving them by the same processes employed in their basketry.Advertisement
On the Pacific coast of America the efflorescence of basketry in every form of technic was known.
The warrior painted the story of conflicts on his robe only in part, to help him recount the history of his life; the Eskimo etched the prompters of his legend on ivory; the Tlinkit carved them on his totem post; the women fixed them in pottery, basketry, or blankets.
The forming of bird skins, rabbit skins and feathers into robes, and all basketry technic, existed from Vancouver Island to Central America.