The basket is approx 5 1/2" tall and 7 5/8" wide.
The handle is approx 23" long.
Triple cross design on the front and back. There is wear at the base of the handle. A loose weave on the underside of the lid. Great patina!
It is 5" tall and 7" in diameter.
Signed L Vallo on the bottom.
It is 5 1/2" tall.
Some paint wear.
Small flake chip to her nose, edge of papoose and side of girl's head.
The bottom is signed by Melesia Toya Jemez Pue, NM.
She is approx 15" tall.
I believe she is a Maiden Doll.
A Maiden Doll wears an apron that signifies her passage out of adolescence into adulthood.
She is now of marriageable age.
A hoop around her waist would indicate that she is engaged to be married.
Her apron is made of animal hide.
She is wearing a multi-colored beaded hoop.
She has metal wire around her neck and leg and copper wiring on her arms.
Her right leg is missing...
It is made of carved lacquered stone possibly soapstone.
The teapot is 5" tall and is decorated with a carved dragon on both sides. The handle and spout are dragons also.
The footed tray is 9" x 7" and has 3 carved dragons and a phoenix...
The mola is approx 13 3/4" x 18".
The kunas live on the san blas islands and on the darien peninsula in kuna yala
Kuna women make and wear blouses decorated with appliqued cloth, reverse appliqued cloth and embroidery.
The blouses, and their decorative front and rear panels, are referred to as molas.
The best molas are amazing works of textile folk art – on par with great quilts from america or asafo flags from ghana...
It is 10" in diameter and approx 2" tall.
I believe it's woven sweetgrass.
The tag that came with the basket states the origin of the basket to be from Maine by the Micmac or other tribe (cant make out the name).
Similar looking basket online was made from the Wanabaki or Penobscot tribe.
Some color fading to the basket otherwise great condition.
Possibly a sewing basket.
There is a silver painted number on the bottom of the basket.
Acoma pottery Vase.
It is approx 7 1/2" tall with a 4 1/2" in diameter rim.
It has a polychrome geometric design around the base.
The top portion of the vase is corrugated all around.
This vessel is thick walled and is a little off center.
There is a hairline crack that extends 4" down from the rim which can only be seen upon close inspection.
There is a nick on the inside lip of the rim.
It is marked "Acoma NM" on the bottom.