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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Decorative sweetgrass wall pocket
Decorative sweetgrass wall pocket Coiled decorative sweetgrass wall pocket hanging shaped like a fish with fins and a tail; oval basket attaches to center section. Made of sweetgrass and pine needle sewn with palmetto leaf.
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Miniature sweetgrass basket
Miniature sweetgrass basket Miniature fanner made of sweetgrass and pine needle, sewn with palmetto leaf. Decorative version of a basic, traditional form.
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Miniature sweetgrass basket
Miniature sweetgrass basket Miniature oblong basket with two open handles made of sweetgrass and pine needle sewn with palmetto leaf. Decorative version of a bread basket.
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Trinity basket
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."
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Miniature sweetgrass basket
Miniature sweetgrass basket Miniature basket made of sweetgrass and pine needle sewn with palmetto leaf. Decorative version of a sewing basket with removable lid.
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Child with Mother
Child with Mother Watercolor print entitled "Child with Mother" signed by Leo S. Carty. Numbered 39/250
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Trio by the Sea
Trio by the Sea Watercolor print entitled "Trio by the Sea" signed by Leo S. Carty. Numbered 13/250.
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After Market
After Market Watercolor print entitled "After Market" signed by Leo S. Carty. Numbered 8/250.
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A Quiet Place
A Quiet Place Watercolor print entitled "A Quiet Place" signed by Leo S. Carty. Numbered 32/250.
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Afternoon Bath
Afternoon Bath Watercolor print signed by Leo S. Carty. Numbered 13/250.
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First Step
First Step Watercolor print entitled "First Step" signed by Leo S. Carty. Numbered 15/250.
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Lady Ann (Kenya)
Lady Ann (Kenya) Smoothly finished art pottery piece with predominantly orange and green coloration. Contains a decorative jar and stopper.
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Batik
Batik Batik depicting a woman holding a basket with a bird on top. Signed "NIKE" on lower right side. Origin Nigeria.
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Straw and leather hat
Straw and leather hat Leather hat with tightly woven straw in black and natural colors. Origin Fulani people [Fula, Fulbe] of Nigeria.
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Straw hat with leather detail
Straw hat with leather detail Natural straw hat with leather knob, fringe, and hanging loop. Origin Nigeria.
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Batik
Batik Batik depicting a woman holding a basket and a man holding a gourd. Signed "NIKE" lower left side. Origin Nigeria.
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Straw bag
Straw bag Circular multicolored raffia bag with closure and long strap. Origin Nigeria.
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Ax
Ax Ax with wooden handle carved from a tree trunk. Origin Nigeria.
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Ax
Ax Ax with wooden handle and bark at head. Blade has incised design on one side. Origin Nigeria.
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Knife
Knife Knife with carved wooden handle. Origin Nigeria.