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Object Name Basket
Catalog Number 0985.02.00030
Description Basket with lid made from woven reed and willow.
Dimensions H-8.25 W-14 inches
Made unidentified slave woman, probably Florida, CSA, 1861-1865
Provenance This basket was made by slave woman during the Civil War.

"Basket made during the war by a faithful colored 'mammy' and sent in her memory." (1905 Catalog)
People unidentified woman
unidentified slave
unidentified African American
Search Terms Mammies
Florida
Subjects slaves
slavery
African Americans
Basket making
Baskets
women
civilians
Memorials