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- Native American Apache Burden Basket 7.5" (mt1)
Native American Apache Burden Basket 7.5" (mt1)
This is Native American Apache hanging basket. Hand made like the traditional Apache burden basket, this basket is authentic and hangs beautifully. The baskets were originally used in everyday life for gathering wild foods and harvesting crops like corn. The burden basket of the native American Apache tribe is one of the most recognized baskets of the Apache Indians. Large burden baskets were also used for food storage.
The traditional custom is to hang these baskets outside the home and visitors to the house are to place their burdens in the basket before they enter the home. The saying "leave your burdens at the door" originated with these baskets. The burden basket is a symbol of pride for the Apache people. This burden basket is an authentic handmade basket that can be hung near your door to remind all who pass to leave their burdens of the day as they enter. Actual basket is shown. One of a kind. Measures approximately 7.5" diameter, 6" tall.
Authentic Native American, Jana Jospah, Tribe: Apache