Black Ash Baskets

Jonathan Kline of Black Ash Baskets has worked both sculptor and basketmaker in the woodlands near his home in Upstate New York. Following the techniques of the Shakers and Taghkanic basketmakers, his baskets and sculptures are woven entirely by hand out of black ash without the use of molds or forms. Basket handles are formed from hickory and painted surfaces are made using a casein milk paint. In addition to the collection on offer, Kline's sculptures and baskets are available by commission at MARCH in custom sizes and paint colors.