A triangle shaped basket-like vessel made of strips of paper that are hand painted individual colors of purple, mint green and copper.  The strips are woven using a multi-layered hexagonal weave. Peeled grapevine is then attached to the rim with waxed linen thread so the grapevine pierces the piece in 2 places.

Waiting, 2019

Martha Bird

Sculptural Basketry

5 1/2 x7 1/4 x 7 inches (HWD)

Keywords: basket, vessel, hexagonal weave, sculpture, natural fibers, grapevine, sculptural basketry, acrylic, paint


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