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Object Name Basket
Artist / Creator / Maker Foreman, Elizabeth
Object Description Elizabeth Foreman made this Lowcountry coiled basket in the traditional "spittoon" shape with new style "wing" handles on opposing sides. It is made with a foundation of sweetgrass and bulrush sewn with palmetto strips. The basket coils counterclockwise and the stitches slant to the right.
Date 1986 circa
Place of Origin South Carolina/Charleston County/Mount Pleasant
Material Sweetgrass/Bulrush/Palmetto
People Foreman, Elizabeth
Search Terms Mount Pleasant
Dimensions H-5.375 Dia-36.5 inches
Catalog Number 14.153