Avery Research Center Artifact Collection
1. 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. 2. 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." 3. Straw tray Straw tray made of light and dark colored straw. Made by Sarah Barr in Pleasant Bay, South Andros Island, Bahamas. 4. Brass teapot with tray Brass teapot with handle; design engraved on lid and around belly of pot; rectangular base with four feet and carved designs; with brass tray that has engraved design; origin Morocco. 5. Brass tray Brass tray, design engraved on top; origin Morocco. 6.
available Small sweetgrass basket Small, two-handled sweetgrass basket; top row and originating knot made of pine needle; sewn with palmetto leaf. 7. 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. 8.
available Small sweetgrass basket Small, two-handled sweetgrass basket; top row and originating knot made of pine needle; sewn with palmetto leaf. 9. The Shrimp Man Framed oil painting, "Shrimp Vendor," depicting an African American man with a tray of shrimp walking by a house with iron fence and balcony, typical of Charleston homes. 10. Sweetgrass basket with handles
Coiled sweetgrass basket with two handles. Made with sweetgrass and pine needle sewn with palmetto leaf.