Coiled juncus basket start in progress, woven by Kumeyaay basketweaver, Aurelia Ojeda Melendrez.
The basket she is holding will be about 14 inches when finished. Aurelia has been working on it about two weeks, full time. The coiled basket will have a large black rattlesnake on it when finished. The basket is made of split dyed and undyed juncus on a bundled grass foundation.
To buy purchase authentic San Jose de la Zorra Kumeyaay Indian baskets basketry, their traditional Indian arts and crafts, please visit the Shumup Ko Hup "Dream Come True" Indian store in Old Town State Historic Park, San Diego, California.
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