This exquisite lightship crossbody basket , handwoven by local basket maker Chin Manasmontri in a unique round shape, features a round prehistoric woolly mammoth ivory plaque set against ebony wood, adorned with contemporary scrimshaw by local artist and native Morgan Sayle. This basket comes with an attached black leather braided strap and is lined with a velour insert, complete with a side pocket for convenient storage of your belongings. A secure closure is provided by a mammoth ivory peg. The basket is also signed and dated by the basket maker on the backside.
The scrimshaw on the front showcases a snowy oil, one of Nantucket's many unique birds that are often seen gracing Nantucket's dunes by Great Point Lighthouse . Executed in a stunning traditional style with black and white ink, this piece is additionally signed by the artist and dated with the year.
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