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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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1.
Woven mat
Woven mat Cotton woven mat with fringe on each end. Origin Togo.
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Basket
Basket Basket from Liberia that resembles the han blai (woven) basket from Sierra Leone. Used for fishing. It is not tightly woven. Origin Liberia.
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Raffia mask
Raffia mask Mask used during the performance of tambuan (or tumbuan) dances. It is woven from raffia and and has a beak, cross-hatched crown, circular eyes, and reeds projecting from circular ear rings. Origin Papua New Guinea.
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Straw fan
Straw fan Yellow, purple, and blue woven straw fan. Origin Togo.
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Straw fan
Straw fan Yellow, purple, and blue woven straw fan. Origin Togo.
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Straw fan
Straw fan Yellow, purple, and green woven straw fan with "TOGO" in large green letters adjacent to an image of Togo's national flag.
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Straw fan
Straw fan Woven straw fan with "TOGO" in large green letters adjacent to an image of Togo's national flag.
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Straw fan
Straw fan Woven straw fan with "TOGO" in large green letters adjacent to an image of Togo's national flag.
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Straw fan
Straw fan Purple woven straw fan with "TOGO" in large green letters adjacent to an image of Togo's national flag.
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Straw fan
Straw fan Purple woven straw fan with "TOGO" in large green letters adjacent to an image of Togo's national flag.
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Straw fan
Straw fan Woven straw fan with "TOGO" in large green letters adjacent to an image of Togo's national flag.
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Straw fan
Straw fan Green woven straw fan with "TOGO" in large purple letters adjacent to an image of Togo's national flag.
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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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Straw purse
Straw purse Clutch purse made from light and dark colored straw. 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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Straw bag
Straw bag Large straw bag made of dark colored straw and decorated with shells. Lined with brown cloth. 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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Straw purse
Straw purse Straw purse with handle and turquoise linen lining. 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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Coiled basket
Coiled basket Small coiled basket and lid, tightly woven with a smooth finish; red exterior, gold interior; origin Ituri rainforest.
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Coiled grass basket
Coiled grass basket Coiled grass basket with conical lid; lid tightly woven with raffia, top twelve rows dyed black; bottom has black geometric pattern, rest of basket is natural; possible origin is Central Africa.
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Ritual stick
Ritual stick Intricately woven basket tree stick used as a ritual symbol.
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Straw trivet
Straw trivet Orange and natural colored woven round, flat straw object resembling a trivet; no decoration on bottom; possible origin Uganda (weaving pattern resembles objects from Uganda).