Gene Quintana Fine Arts

new A large Mono Lake Paiute basket by Tina Charlie

Item#: 5015-59

Beautifully woven with willow, sedge, brackenfern, and redbud.
Circa:1930
Diameter: 16 1/2in
Height: 8in
Tina Charlie was a regular competitor in the Yosemite Field Days basket competition and others around California. One of the foremost Mono Lake Paiute weavers, Tina Charlie (1869?1962) is known for weaving large and fancy baskets as well as producing excellent traditional and utilitarian baskets. The beautiful basket featured here is displayed in front of Tina in the photo shown.