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Vintage Apache Tus

Size: 13" W14" H
SKU: 900134243



Apache water basket (tus). A water jar (tus) would be used to go to the river for water. It would be brought home and emptied into a larger tus. These baskets were woven and used by the Apaches, Navajos and Paiutes. After weaving the basket it was covered with pinion pitch making it a watertight container. This tus has a 7" opening on the rim.

Circa: 1890-1910

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