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Object Name Basket
Artist / Creator / Maker Coakley, Beatrice
Object Description This tan and brown basket is an example of "in and out" work. It was woven by Beatrice Coakley (1921-2001) of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, using sweetgrass, palmetto, and rush. The pinch and flare technique used causes the basket to vary in width, measuring 8.75" at the base and 11.5" at the mouth.
Date 1965 circa
Place of Origin South Carolina/Mount Pleasant
Material Sweetgrass/Palmetto/Rush
People Coakley, Beatrice
Scott, Meggan
Search Terms Mount Pleasant
Dimensions H-13 W-11.5 inches
Catalog Number 14.5