Mary Day, ash splint basket, Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Basketmaking is another form of weaving without a loom. According to the records of the Logan Museum, basketmaker Mary Day was a member of the Potawatomi Nation in Oshkosh who learned the traditional craft of black ash splint basketry from her Ho-Chunk mother-in-law.
via: Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College
see more: Photographs and oral history of the basketmaking process, from the Ho-Chunk Department of Heritage Preservation via Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center at UW-La Crosse.