Avery Research Center Artifact Collection
181. Typewriter case Black typewriter case with two metal clasps and twine handle. 182. Tuyere (kiln part) End of a pottery tuyere used in a kiln; a tuyere is a tube through which air or oxygen is blown into a blast furnace, a ceramic blow tube to keep the furnace hot; origin Uganda. 183. Trumpet Wooden side-blown trumpet bound with band of crocodile skin, small hole for hanging; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people. 184. Trio by the Sea Watercolor print entitled "Trio by the Sea" signed by Leo S. Carty. Numbered 13/250. 185. Trinity basket Oval sweetgrass basket with seven sets of pine knots (called "love knots") which are visible only from the outside; basket is accented with rows of pine needle; also contains bulrush; sewn with palmetto leaf; bottom reads "Anne Scott 2006." 186.
available Traditional sweetgrass grain storage box Tightly woven grain storage box with two handles; traditional form. Made of sweetgrass and pine needle and sewn with palmetto leaf. 187.
available Traditional sweetgrass fruit basket with handle Sweetgrass fruit basket made of sweetgrass and pine needles, sewn with palmetto leaf. Cross handle design; basket sits on short pedestal. 188.
available Traditional sweetgrass basket Traditional sweetgrass basket with rows of sweetgrass, pine needle, and bulrush, sewn with palmetto leaf. 189. Traditional oval sweetgrass basket Coiled oval basket with twisted rim made of sweetgrass, bulrush, and pine needle sewn with palmetto leaf. 190. Toy garden hoe Toy garden hoe used by Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 191. Tourism and Pilgrimage Items Items from Turnbull's "Tourism and Pilgrimage" project; a knife and two clay faces on a felt board, one enamel figure souvenir, and a metal sandal charm. 192. Top detail 193. Tin of dry beans for use with nuchuba game Tin of 82 beans used to play nuchuba; tin reads "PLAYER NO.3 EXTRA QUALITY"; origin Tutsi people (Central Africa). 194. The Shrimp Man Framed oil painting, "Shrimp Vendor," depicting an African American man with a tray of shrimp walking by a house with iron fence and balcony, typical of Charleston homes. 195. The Bandmaster Watercolor print entitled "The Bandmaster" signed by Leo S. Carty. Numbered 23/250. 196. Tassle Object from Colin Turnbull's personal shrine; black tassle. 197. Tapa mat Tapa mat from the Marquesas Islands, collected by Joseph Towles; design on one side in black ink or paint. 198.
available Talking J.J. doll Talking J.J. doll from the television show "Good Times" which aired on CBS from 1974 to 1979. The doll speaks nine different phrases when its string is pulled. 199. Table ornament Ivory table ornament in two pieces, flying bird design, made for use in hotels; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire). 200. Sweetgrass waste basket with handles
Sweetgrass waste basket with two handles; made of sweetgrass and pine needle, sewn with palmetto leaves.