Sweetgrass basket (Fruit basket)

Title:
Sweetgrass basket (Fruit basket)
Description:
Full and profile views of a coiled basket, possibly used for fruit, with a cross handle; made with sweetgrass, bulrush and pine needle, sewn with palmetto leaf. Basket is asymmetric and sits extremely crooked in its natural state; this feature has been manually edited somewhat in the images to ease viewing the object.
Collection:
Avery Research Center Sweetgrass Basket Collection
Contributing Institution:
Avery Research Center at the College of Charleston
Media Type:
Objects
Topical Subject:
Sweetgrass baskets--South Carolina--Charleston County, Basket making--South Carolina, Grasswork, African American art--South Carolina
Geographic Subject:
Southern States, South Atlantic States, South Carolina
Shelving Locator:
2008.003.001
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Material Type:
Gathering basket
Internet Media Type:
image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications:
300 dpi; Nikon D80 camera; archival images in .tif and .nef formats.
Copyright Status Statement:
Digital image copyright 2009, The College of Charleston Libraries. All rights reserved. For more information contact The College of Charleston Library, Charleston, SC 29424.