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Navajo Wedding and Ceremonial Basket from the Lukachukai Region
Navajo Craft Item
Navajo Wedding and Ceremonial Basket from the Lukachukai Region
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Large Navajo Ceremonial Basket also called a wedding basket, 14 pyramids, in white, black and red colors, deep and very tightly woven in the traditional manner with sumac twigs to retain such items as a corn meal porridge consisting of white corn meal symbolizing the male and yellow corn meal the female during wedding ceremonies. This basket has been used and blessed in traditional Navajo ceremony. By carefully studying the basket one can see the traces of the sacred ceremony. Note: each basket is unique; therefore color, design and size will vary slightly,
this basket has a coarse twig weave.
12 1/2" in diameter, 2 3/8" deep. (31,7cm Durchmesser, 6,cm Tief)
Handcrafted by Native American Artists