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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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181.
Sweetgrass rice fanner with wrapped edge
Sweetgrass rice fanner with wrapped edge Circular basket made of sweetgrass and bulrush, sewn with palmetto leaves; traditional fanner basket used for separating rice with little decoration.
182.
Soap dish
Soap dish Circular brass soap dish that accompanies a brass bucket (1989.001.076) and has a design engraved on it; several holes on the tray and a raised bowl without decoration; origin Berber people of Morocco.
183.
Charm
Charm Circular charm with a thin piece of metal soddered to the back to be worn as a charm on a necklace; six-pointed star with a hole in the middle engraved on front; shaped like a gong with a loose part inside that makes noise; back is plain; origin Tuareg or Berber people.
184.
Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
185.
Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
186.
Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
187.
Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
188.
Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
189.
Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
190.
Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
191.
Iron anklet
Iron anklet Circular iron anklet.
192.
Circular knife
Circular knife Circular knife, believed to be worn on a wrist; blade edge is covered, ends of cover have copper fittings, interior opening has cover with wire decoration; origin Turkana people of Kenya.
193.
Straw bag
Straw bag Circular multicolored raffia bag with closure and long strap. Origin Nigeria.
194.
Oil painting
Oil painting Circular oil painting of a village near water; artist's name, "Livingstone" signed on lower left; origin unknown.
195.
Winnowing basket
Winnowing basket Circular winnowing basket with one wrapped piece for carrying or hanging; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
196.
Winnowing basket
Winnowing basket Circular winnowing basket; tightly woven, wrapped loop attached to rim and below rim is one solid piece of bamboo for stability; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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Sweetgrass rice fanner with pine knots
Sweetgrass rice fanner with pine knots Circular, flat sweetgrass basket with a handle made of pine needles wrapped in palmetto leaves; basket contains accents of pine needles throughout and artist has incorporated decorative pine knots; center of basket contains a combination of sweetgrass, pine needles, and bulrush, sewn with palmetto leaf; label on back reads "HAND MADE BY Ida Mae Bennett."
198.
Pipe
Pipe Clay pipe with long wooden stem; design engraved around bowl, copper coiled around end of stem; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire), Mbuti people.
199.
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Dyed bogolan
Dyed bogolan Cloth depicting masks from three different West African peoples.
200.
Straw purse
Straw purse Clutch purse made from light and dark colored straw and decorated with shells. Lined with brown silk. The straw was woven in Long Bay Cays and sold to craftswomen in Nassau. Originally purchased in the straw market of Nassau, Bahamas.
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