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Basket (detail)

Basket (detail)

 

Crafted by Salla Diagne,Tivaouane,Senegal,West Africa

 

The baskets crafted by Salla Diagne

and her family are recognized

for their quality and are sold

in Senegal and internationally.

The coiling techniques that she

uses date back to the seventeenth

century and are among the craft

traditions that Africans brought

to Virginia and the Carolinas.

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Taken on July 7, 2007