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Object Name Basket, Needlework
Artist / Creator / Maker Snype, Henrietta
Object Description This oblong sewing basket of coiled sweetgrass sewn with palmetto leaf has a detachable cover. The opposing wrapped side handles are attached to the base and extend from the fourth row from the bottom. Henrietta Snype made this basket as a reproduction of one made on Boones Hall Plantation in the early 1900s.
Date 1986 circa
Place of Origin South Carolina/Mount Pleasant
Material Sweetgrass/Palmetto
People Snype, Henrietta
Search Terms Mount Pleasant
Dimensions H-2.375 Dia-7.5 inches
Catalog Number 14.92