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Object Name Basket, Cake
Artist / Creator / Maker Manigault, Mary Jane
Object Description This coiled basket includes a footed cake tray and straight-sided cover with knob handle. Its foundation is sweetgrass with longleaf pine needles sewn with palmetto strips. It was crafted by Mary Jane Manigault, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, who was awarded a National Heritage Fellowship by the National Endowment for the Arts in 1984, the year she made this basket.
Date 1984
Place of Origin South Carolina/Charleston County/Mount Pleasant
Material Sweetgrass/Palmetto/Pine Needles/Rush
People Manigault, Mary Jane
Search Terms NEA National Heritage Fellowship
Mount Pleasant
Dimensions H-8 D-12 inches
Catalog Number 14.22