Lovely Vintage Pine Needle Basket Tray with Handles

Regular price $42.00

This pine needle basket tray, probably mid-20th century and Coushatta (Southeast U.S native), is just lovely, with a terrific interplay between the warm brown of the pine needles and the light stitching, which creates a spiral pattern as it joins one pine needle bundle to the next. Plus those beautifully knotted "golden sun" details at the handles and center! The basket, which I believe was made to hold a pie plate, seems to have been finished with a light shellac or varish, giving it strength and a nice sheen. 

It is in excellent condition and measures 8 1/2" across at handles, 7 5/8" deep, and 2" tall.