Debora Muhl is active/lives in Pennsylvania. Debora Muhl is known for contemporary craft--fiber, baskets.
Biography Debora Muhl
Born July 23, 1957 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Debora Muhl is a
self-taught basket artist from Spinnerstown, Pennsylvania. She
uses the technique of coiling, in which coils of sweet grass are sewn
together with waxed linens or artificial sinew. Her materials of
choice are sweet grasses native to Maine, which are gathered, combed
and sorted by Native Americans. The grasses are left in their natural
state for their sweet aromas.
Many of these coiled sculptural baskets begin with an unusual cut-out
segment of gourd and are designed in the process of their
creation. The resulting basket is a free form sculpture.
Muhl began making baskets in 1983, but the challenge of mastering
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