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Heart of the Basket Maker – by Cliff Fragua

Location: Trickster Art Gallery, Schaumburg.

 Dedicated: November 9, 2008

 Village of Schaumburg 1% for Art Program

Most indigenous cultures in the Americas have developed skills in the art of basketry. This sculpture honors the skills and people who developed the art. The star motifs represented on the tablita, or headpiece, are symbols from many different cultures representing their connection to the universe. The sculpture was cast in silicon bronze, using time-honored lost wax process.

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Heart of the Basket Maker – by Cliff Fragua

Heart of the Basket Maker – by Cliff Fragua

 

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Heart of the Basket Maker – by Cliff Fragua

Heart of the Basket Maker – by Cliff Fragua

 

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Heart of the Basket Maker – by Cliff Fragua

Heart of the Basket Maker – by Cliff Fragua

 

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Heart of the Basket maker – by Cliff Fragua

Heart of the Basket Maker – by Cliff Fragua

 

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Heart of the Basket maker – by Cliff Fragua

Heart of the Basket Maker – by Cliff Fragua

 

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Heart of the Basket maker – by Cliff Fragua

Heart of the Basket Maker – by Cliff Fragua

 

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Heart of the Basket maker – by Cliff Fragua

Heart of the Basket Maker – by Cliff Fragua

 

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Heart of the Basket maker – by Cliff Fragua

Heart of the Basket Maker – by Cliff Fragua

 

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