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African American basket makers

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art collection

Identifier: AMN 1149
Abstract Collection contains documents based on the traveling exhibition (orginially entitled, Transcendent Traditions: Baskets of Two Continents (2008-2010) which traced "the parallel histories of coiled baskets in Africa and American staring from the domestication of rice in Africa two centuries ago, through the history of the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the Carolina rice plantation, to the present. "The exhibition placed Lowcountry basketry in a larger context,...
Dates: 1936-2017, and undated ; Majority of material found within 1998 - 2015