Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Cake Basket

25.5" x 15.75" diam.
Wedding Cake Basket
1986  
Mary Adams
Fort Covington, New York 1917-1999
woven sweetgrass and ash splint
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Last month I wrote about cakes that looked like a basket. I just ran across this basket, by Mohawk weaver Mary Adams, that looks like a cake. I think if I were going to spend thousands of dollars on a wedding cake I would much rather have one like this! What do you say?