>Here in the lowcounty of South Carolina we have sweetgrass baskets. As far as >I know they are not made anywhere else in the country. They are made similarly >to a coil basket by the African -Americans in the area of Charleston. If you >would like more information, I just happen to have a student researching them >for her final exam. Or I am going down there this weekend and I could take my >camera. >Reatha
Reatha, Be careful about photos. When Iwas at the market in Charleston
several years ago, I took a picute of women making sweetgrass baskets.
They were furious and started yelling at me. I learned later that they
felt I was stealing their work!