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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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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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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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Chinese wall hanging
Chinese wall hanging Chinese watercolor wall hanging of three Chinese junks, a buoy, a small dwelling, and , on a river between mountains.
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Silk wall hanging
Silk wall hanging Silk wall hanging with religious theme; appears to be handmade, hand painted; possible origin India or Thailand.
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Silk wall hanging
Silk wall hanging Silk wall hanging with religious theme; appears to be handmade, hand painted; possible origin India or Thailand.
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Silk wall hanging
Silk wall hanging Silk wall hanging with religious theme; appears to be handmade, hand painted; possible origin India or Thailand.
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Silk wall hanging
Silk wall hanging Silk wall hanging with religious theme; appears to be handmade, hand painted; possible origin India or Thailand.
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Silk wall hanging
Silk wall hanging Silk wall hanging with religious theme; appears to be handmade, hand painted; possible origin India or Thailand.
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Silk wall hanging
Silk wall hanging Silk wall hanging with religious theme; appears to be handmade, hand painted; possible origin India or Thailand.
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Chinese wall hanging
Chinese wall hanging Chinese wall hanging of a tiger wood-burned on thin pieces of wood.
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Chinese wall hanging
Chinese wall hanging Chinese watercolor wall hanging depicting a bridge over a river with a trail and mountains.
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Chinese wall hanging
Chinese wall hanging Chinese watercolor wall hanging of a tiger climbing rocks.
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Trumpet
Trumpet Wooden side-blown trumpet bound with band of crocodile skin, small hole for hanging; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
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Dipping Spoon
Dipping Spoon Wooden dipping spoon with short handle and wide bowl, contains hole for hanging; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
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Butter lamp
Butter lamp Hanging brass butter lamp attached to chain; used by Buddhists to burn clarified yak butter, believed to aid in meditation; origin Varanasi (Benares).
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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).
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Bark picture
Bark picture Bark picture on wood backing; man with spear, woman with basket on head, and figure under a tree; large hut in foreground, two in background, large palm tree on righthand side of picture; framed with wire on back for hanging; origin Uganda.
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Acrylic painting
Acrylic painting Framed acrylic painting of a pink house, barnyard with animals, and hanging laundry; signed "DzibA C. Rour" lower left; origin unknown.
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Multicolored sweetgrass basket
Multicolored sweetgrass basket Multi-colored basket made of sweetgrass, bulrush, and pine needle, sewn with palmetto leaf. Sweetgrass is natural and dyed blue, orange, and red. A wrapped hinge is sewn into the bottom for hanging purposes.
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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.