Peggy’s Baskets

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Chestnut Bread Tray

Award winning basket is woven of ash, dyed with cochineal, and has Cherokee symbols. The diamonds are "Chief''s Daughters" and the stars are "Noonday
Sun". This is an original design by Peggy. Inspired by a photo of an old basket.

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Man on Horse

Award winning basket is woven of ash, dyed with Madder and Walnut and has Cherokee symbols. This is her original design inspired by a photo of an old mat fragment. Cherokee call the symbol Four Directions. Seminole call this symbol Man on Horse. In the SW It is also known as Whirling Logs.

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Corn Catcher Basket

Traditionally woven SE Indian style food preparation basket. Others in the set are the winnowing basket and the food sifter. This was the first traditional basket some of the members of the Oklahoma Native American Basketweavers wove in 2001.

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NoonDay Sun Mat

Award winning mat is woven of cane. It is dyed with bloodroot, walnut and goldenrod. This is her original design inspired by a photo of an old mat.

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Twill Pocket Basket

Ash makes a very tight plaited twill for the SE Indian traditional baskets that are also woven of river cane, maple and white oak. The basket is naturally dyed with madder, goldenrod and walnut plants.

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Repeating Chief's Daughters Twill Basket

This was one of the most complicated and time consuming baskets Peggy has made. It is cane dyed with Kota and Walnut. Peggy did not start with a design in mind and continued weaving until she had no more stake length

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Small Clan Symbol Mat

Cane mat of clan symbols. One of Peggy's first mats

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Blow Gun Dart Quiver

This basket is woven in the traditional size used by SE Indians for blow gun darts.

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Red Earth Award Winner

Award winning basket is woven of ash, dyed with Kota and Walnut and has Cherokee symbols. This is Peggy's original design.

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White Oak Storage Basket

Award winning basket is woven of white oak, dyed with Walnut and Bloodroot. Cherokee symbols are repeating Chief's Daughters. This is a traditionally sized storage basket. Peggy was inspired to weave it from a photo of an old basket, although she could only see one side of the basket.