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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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181.
The Bandmaster
The Bandmaster Watercolor print entitled "The Bandmaster" signed by Leo S. Carty. Numbered 23/250.
182.
Waterfall
Waterfall Watercolor print entitled "Waterfall" signed by Leo S. Carty. Numbered 16/250.
183.
Oil painting
Oil painting Untitled oil painting depicting a sailing vessel led by a tugboat. A buoy appears in the forefront and a city is visible in the background. Back of framed image reads "To our Friends The Sanfords; Xmas 1927; Elise and Teddy Harleston."
184.
Portrait of Thomas Miller
Portrait of Thomas Miller Framed oil portrait of Thomas Miller, African American lawyer, politician, and educator who was a South Carolina legislator, member of the U.S. House of Representatives, and first President of South Carolina State College (formerly the Colored Normal Industrial Agricultural and Mechanical College of South Carolina).
185.
Fanner
Fanner Large bamboo rice fanner in herringbone pattern. Origin Bo, Sierra Leone.
186.
Coiled basket
Coiled basket Small orange and black coiled raffia basket with lid. Origin Labe, Guinea.
187.
Calabash cover
Calabash cover Coiled raffia basket lid used as a calabash cover. Origin Dalaba, Guinea.
188.
Calabash cover
Calabash cover Coiled raffia basket lid used as a calabash cover. Origin Dalaba, Guinea.
189.
Pyrography art
Pyrography art Pyrographic image of a woman carrying a basket of fruit and a child. Reads "Mama Salone," an affectionate term sometimes used in place of "Sierra Leone." Origin Freetown.
190.
Mortar and pestle
Mortar and pestle Carved mahogany mortar and pestle. Origin Conakry, Guinea.
191.
Pyrography art
Pyrography art Pyrographic image of a woman carrying a drum. Reads "Sierra Leone." Origin Freetown.
192.
Hanging wood carving
Hanging wood carving Carved wood image of a village scene. Origin Conakry, Guinea.
193.
Indigo textile
Indigo textile Brown and indigo textile fabric. Origin Labe, Guinea.
194.
Rice spoon
Rice spoon Wooden rice spoon with wood burned design. Origin Dabola, Guinea.
195.
Rice spoon
Rice spoon Wooden rice spoon with wood burned design. Origin Dabola, Guinea.
196.
Glass chicken egg
Glass chicken egg Glass chicken egg used for inducing hens to lay eggs. According to Mrs. Gold, to encourage a hen to lay eggs in a specific place, farmers would often begin making their nests and place the artificial nesting eggs in them with the hope that the hen would complete her nest in that location. This also helped the farmer keep track of which hens were laying eggs and where the eggs were located. The glass eggs remained in the nest until the hen laid and incubated the eggs and the offspring hatched. It was important to maintain this process and promptly remove the artificial egg so that it could be reused.
197.
Glass turkey egg
Glass turkey egg A glass turkey egg used to encourage turkey hens to lay eggs in a particular location. According to Mrs. Gold, to encourage a hen to lay eggs in a specific place, farmers would often begin making their nests and place the artificial nesting eggs in them with the hope that the hen would complete her nest in that location. This also helped the farmer keep track of which hens were laying eggs and where the eggs were located. The glass eggs remained in the nest until the hen laid and incubated the eggs and the offspring hatched. It was important to maintain this process and promptly remove the artificial egg so that it could be reused.
198.
Cast iron pot
Cast iron pot Six-gallon iron cook pot with two bail handles.
199.
Clock
Clock Mantel clock with metal legs. Markings indicate that the clock was made in New York.
200.
Clock topper
Clock topper A clock topper, ornamental figurine that is displayed atop a mantel or shelf clock. The female figure is seated beside a quiver of arrows and holds a box of jewels. Made by the Art Metal Works Company in New York, New York.