Vintage Basket- Gullah Sweetgrass & Pineneedle Basket - Charleston, S.c.
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Vintage Basket- Gullah Sweetgrass & Pineneedle Basket - Charleston, S.c.:
Description -AVery Fine Gullah Storage Basket woven from Sweetgrass with Pine Needle accents. It is old enough that the palmetto wraps have lost their greenish color and turned a light brown with age. The Gullah are African Americans who live in the Lowcountry region of South Carolina and Georgia and have preserved much of their African linguistic and cultural heritage. This includes the weaving of Sweetgrass baskets.
- Size -2 1/2 inches tall6 inches across and18 indiameter.