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Re: Regional Crafts

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Louise (lutton.us)
Thu, 12 Mar 1998 15:16:41 -0500


>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!
Louise