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Created by
Jackson, Mary A., American, born 1945
Medium
sweetgrass, pine needles, bulrush and palmetto
Dimensions
H x W x D (2015.50.1ab): 11 7/8 × 18 1/2 × 15 3/4 in. (30.2 × 47 × 40 cm)
H x W x D (2014.50.1a): 10 3/8 × 18 1/2 × 14 7/8 in. (26.4 × 47 × 37.8 cm)
H x W x D (2015.50.1b): 2 5/8 × 15 3/4 × 15 3/4 in. (6.7 × 40 × 40 cm)
Type
baskets
Place made
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date
2014
Description
A traditional sweet-grass basket made by Mary A. Jackson. The basket is wide and has a round shape that tapers slightly at the top. It has a flat bottom. The basket has two handles and a removable lid (2015.50.1b). The lid rests on top and has a narrow lip. The basket features different striations of color consisting of lighter and darker colored sweet-grass.
Topic
African American
Art
Communities
Craftsmanship
Folklife
Foodways
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.50.1ab
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Visual Arts
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Exhibition
Cultural Expressions
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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