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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Sweetgrass waste basket
Sweetgrass waste basket Coiled sweetgrass waste basket made of sweetgrass, pine needle, and bulrush, sewn with palmetto leaf.
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Sweetgrass wall pocket
Sweetgrass wall pocket Hanging wall pocket made of sweetgrass and pine needles sewn with palmetto leaf; bottom reads "Martha Manigault 2006."
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Sweetgrass sewing basket with hinged lid
Sweetgrass sewing basket with hinged lid Hinged sweetgrass basket with domed cover, decorated with pine knots and used as a sewing basket. Made with sweetgrass, pine needle, and bulrush sewn with palmetto leaf.
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Sweetgrass sewing basket with handles
Sweetgrass sewing basket with handles Coiled sewing basket made of bulrush, pine needle, and sweetgrass sewn with palmetto leaf. Basket has two handles and a lid that is decorated with pine knots.
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Sweetgrass sewing basket with handles
Sweetgrass sewing basket with handles Sweetgrass sewing basket with handles on a pedestal base; lid has open nipple and is decorated with six pine knots; basket contains some rows of pine needles and is sewn with palmetto leaves.
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Sweetgrass sewing basket
Sweetgrass sewing basket Sewing basket made of sweetgrass, bulrush, and pine needle, sewn with palmetto leaf. Basket has a double handle and a hinge that attaches the cover to the basket. The cover contains a hole for sewing material, typical of a sewing basket.
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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.
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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."
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Sweetgrass purse with hinged lid
Sweetgrass purse with hinged lid Coiled basked made of sweetgrass, pine needle, and bulrush, sewn with palmetto leaf. Domed lid has a knob and is decorated with pine knots. Lid is connected by a hinge on one side and contains a protruding piece that fits into a loop on the other side, securing it when closed.
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Sweetgrass milk jug
Sweetgrass milk jug Coiled basket made with sweetgrass and pine needle, sewn with palmetto leaf. The basket is in the shape of a milk jug with no handles.
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Sweetgrass magazine tray
Sweetgrass magazine tray Sweetgrass magazine tray with cross handle. Tray is made of sweetgrass, bulrush, and pine needles sewn with palmetto leaf. Tray is accented with pine knot decorations.
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Sweetgrass infant shoe
Sweetgrass infant shoe Open-toed infant shoe with characteristics of a sandal made of sweetgrass and pine straw, sewn with palmetto leaf. The bow is made of sweetgrass.
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Sweetgrass hat
Sweetgrass hat Contemporary sweetgrass basket in the form of a hat, made of sweetgrass and bulrush and sewn with palmetto leaf. There is a felt band sewn inside.
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Sweetgrass glass server
Sweetgrass glass server Glass server with handles and eight sections for glasses. The center section is open; bottom of tray has open star configuration. Made of sweetgrass and pine needle, sewn with palmetto leaf. Also called a "ring tray."
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Sweetgrass fruit bowl
Sweetgrass fruit bowl Sweetgrass fruit basket with star handle; accented with rows of pine needle and sewn with palmetto leaf; bottom reads "Vanessa Costen Nov. 2006."
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Sweetgrass egg basket with handle
Sweetgrass egg basket with handle Egg basket made of sweetgrass, bulrush, and pine needle, sewn with palmetto leaf. Cross handle is decorated with pine knots; wall slopes out from flared mouth and in towards bottom.
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Sweetgrass bread basket
Sweetgrass bread basket Traditional bread basket made predominantly of sweetgrass with accents of bulrush and pine needle; sewn with palmetto leaf.
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Sweetgrass basket with handles
Sweetgrass basket with handles Coiled sweetgrass basket with two handles. Made with sweetgrass and pine needle sewn with palmetto leaf.
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Sweetgrass basket
Sweetgrass basket Coiled basket, possibly used for fruit, with a cross handle; made with sweetgrass, bulrush and pine needle, sewn with palmetto leaf.
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Straw vegetable basket
Straw vegetable basket Market carrying basket with two handles; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
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