Rattlesnake Rendezvous - 2000 / Basketry and Brush Making
The paint brush is made from a fox leg bone with the ends cut
off on the edge of a sharp stone. The bristles are horsehair that
was folded in half and pulled into the tapering bone with a short
piece of cordage forcing it to bind in the narrows, then trimmed.
The miniature basket is made from pine needles twined with freshly processed New Zealand Flax cordage. Everyone was truly impressed with Jeanne's creations.
Not to be outdone, husband John twined about 30 feet of two
ply dogbane cordage!