This example, if reconstituted, would stand about 11" high and be over 6" wide. There is also a leather strap inside the basket. The basket is a decent example of how baskets were constructed and remains in wonderful condition for a 1000 year old plus perishable basket. Surviving examples are usually found in caves or alcoves where they were covered, and protected, by sand.
He had kept it in his private collection for those many years. I have, for 20 years, been a noted collector and later a respected dealer in prehistoric Native American pottery and artifacts. The item "Rare Anasazi Woven Basket, c. From Noted New Mexico Collection" is in sale since Monday, August 22, 2016.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\Pre-1600\Pottery". The seller is "roncipolla" and is located in Fountain Hills, Arizona.This item can be shipped worldwide.