The Eskimo engraved poorly, the Dene (Tinneh) embroidered in quill, the North Pacific tribes carved skilfully in horn, slate and cedar, the California tribes had nimble fingers for basketry, the Sioux gloried in feathers and painted parfleche.
The principal occupations of the natives have always been fishing and hunting, and the women weave basketry of exquisite fineness.
The top decorated cover contrasts with the lower part that is made of plainly woven basketry.
Lizzie Farey Established artist, using Scottish grown willow and other natural materials, with techniques derived from traditional basketry.
A peculiar type of coiled basketry is found at the Strait of Magellan, but the motives are not American.