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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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161.
Currency
Currency Bracelet with stamped geometric decoration, used as currency. Origin Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
162.
Wooden bowl
Wooden bowl Carved wooden bowl with depictions of flora and fauna. Origin eastern Africa.
163.
Currency
Currency Currency in the form of a cross. Created with puddle mold method of casting. Origin Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
164.
Metal anklet
Metal anklet Manilla-type anklet currency consisting of two high relief ridges. Created with puddle mold method of casting. Origin Togo.
165.
Metal bracelet
Metal bracelet Bracelet with incised geometric patterns and flanged ends. Origin Tuareg people of north central Africa.
166.
Wooden stool
Wooden stool Sitting stool geometrically carved from a solid piece of tree trunk. Origin Tonga people of Zambia.
167.
Mortar and pestle
Mortar and pestle Iron mortar and pestle from Lincolnville, South Carolina. According to Mrs. Gold, a local store owner grew the peanuts, shucked them, and made peanut butter with this mortar and pestle to sell in his store.
168.
Glass bowl
Glass bowl Iridescent depression glass console bowl made by the Federal Glass Comapany. The bowl is in the Madrid pattern with amber finish.
169.
Glass bowl
Glass bowl Iridescent depression glass console bowl made by the Federal Glass Comapany. The bowl is in the Madrid pattern with amber finish.
170.
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.
171.
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.
172.
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.
173.
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.
174.
Straw bag
Straw bag Large light colored straw bag with zipper closure. Origin South Andros, Bahamas.
175.
Straw tray
Straw tray Straw tray made of light and dark colored straw. Made by Sarah Barr in Pleasant Bay, South Andros Island, Bahamas.
176.
Straw hat
Straw hat Gentleman's straw hat made by Sarah Barr in Pleasant Bay, South Andros Island, Bahamas.
177.
Straw hat
Straw hat Wide-brimmed hat made of dark colored straw by Marissa Burrows. Scarf and pin added by purchaser. Origin Nassau, Bahamas.
178.
Straw hat
Straw hat Small straw hat (possibly made for a child) crafted by Mencha Clarke. Origin Congo Town, South Andros Island, Bahamas.
179.
Straw hat
Straw hat Straw hat made by Mencha Clarke of Congo Town, South Andros Island, Bahamas.
180.
Ol' Friends
Ol' Friends Watercolor print entitled "Ol' Friends" signed by Leo S. Carty. Numbered 55/250.