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Baskets -- Africa (13)
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1954-1989 (11)
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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Grass basket
Grass basket Basket made from natural grasses with wide stitching.
2.
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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Raffia basket
Raffia basket Yellow, violet, and natural coiled raffia basket with two handles; tray-shaped, repetitive geometric decorations in natural raffia within violet bands, edge is three rows of tightly woven material with handles on either side, plain underside; origin Uganda.
4.
Raffia basket
Raffia basket Yellow, violet, and natural coiled raffia basket; repetitive geometric decorations in natural raffia within violet bands, edge is three rows of tightly woven material, plain underside; origin Uganda.
5.
Raffia basket
Raffia basket Yellow, violet, and natural coiled raffia basket; repetitive geometric decorations in natural raffia within violet bands, edge is three rows of tightly woven material, plain underside; origin Uganda.
6.
Coiled grass basket
Coiled grass basket Conical coiled grass basket with green spiral decoration of died raffia; base flares outward for two rows that were added on; origin East Africa.
7.
Coiled grass basket
Coiled grass basket Conical coiled grass basket with violet, blue, and green spiral decoration of died raffia; origin East Africa.
8.
Coiled basket
Coiled basket Deep coiled basket with alternating black and brown pattern; origin Rwanda.
9.
Straw basket
Straw basket Straw basket thought to have carried vegetables; origin Uganda.
10.
Straw vegetable basket
Straw vegetable basket Market carrying basket with two handles; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
11.
Straw market basket
Straw market basket Market carrying basket with two handles; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
12.
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).
13.
Winnowing basket
Winnowing basket Circular winnowing basket; tightly woven, wrapped loop attached to rim and below rim is one solid piece of bamboo for stability; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
14.
Winnowing basket
Winnowing basket Winnowing basket; origin Mbo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
15.
Coiled beaded basket
Coiled beaded basket Coiled basked with lid; has beaded cover of blue, yellow, green, red, and white beads in diamond designs, beaded knob on top, tightly woven; resembles sweetgrass baskets of the South Carolina lowcountry; origin Luo people of Kenya.
16.
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.