1890 Huge Apache TUS (16 inches)

c.1890s Huge Apache Tus, 16 Inches, Arizona Antique Water Basket Native American.

This is an authenticate Western Apache TUS (water basket) that was most likely made in the 19th century. The TUS was an important part of desert culture since water could not be easily transported with pottery or other materials. These baskets were intricately woven before being coated with piñon pine pitch to serve as a water proofing agent.
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