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BROWN BAG LUNCH LECTURE: HISTORY OF SWEETGRASS BASKET WEAVING

  • Outfitters Classroom 753 Old Moreland Road Bluffton, SC, 29910 United States (map)

Did you know that the first sweetgrass baskets were large fanners made for winnowing rice on plantations? Grab a seat at the table with Jery Bennett-Taylor and G&G Editor, Elizabeth Hutchison, as they discuss the techniques, tools, and process of the unique craft and uncover the history and significance of this Lowcountry basketry tradition that dates back to the 1600s.

Meet at the Outfitters Classroom. Lunch is included.

Earlier Event: November 7
GALLERY HOURS
Later Event: November 11
INTRO TO SWEETGRASS BASKET WEAVING