Basket: Fibrous Decoration


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Artifact Identification Basket: Fibrous Decoration   (2018.07.0003)
  1. Furnishings
  2. :
  3. Household Accessories
  4. :
  5. Decorative Furnishings
  6. ;
  7. Furnishings
  8. :
  9. Household Accessories
  10. :
  11. Storage & Display Accessories
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1975 CE
Culture Afro-American

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 42 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 6 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 297 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Palm Frond, Corn Husk
Manufacturing Processes Textile--Hand/Loom Woven
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Derby, Doris A. Black Women Basket Makers: A study of domestic economy in Charleston County, South Carolina. PhD Thesis. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1980.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication The Doris A. Derby Collection
Reproduction N/A
Reproduction Information N/A

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