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    •  Emma Taylor

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This 1982 photograph shows Emma Taylor shaving down white oak splits to make weavers for a basket. Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002) was a master basket weaver whose specialty was white oak baskets. She was raised in the Birdtown community on the...
    •  Eva Wolfe and Emma Taylor

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph of Cherokee basket weavers Eva Wolfe (left) and Emma Taylor (right) was made by photographer Robert Amberg. Most likely the date of this image is 1989, the year that both women presented with a North Carolina Folk Heritage Award by...
    •  Basket: white oak trio

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • These three decorated white oak baskets were made by Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002), a master Cherokee basket weaver. Taylor was from the Birdtown community of Cherokee, North Carolina and specialized in white oak baskets. This trio of baskets...
    •  Emma Taylor

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002) was a master Cherokee basket weaver whose specialty was white oak baskets. After learning how to make a basket in 1927, she produced them for more than half a century. Her work earned her recognition well beyond...
    •  Emma Taylor

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002) was a master Cherokee basket weaver whose specialty was white oak baskets. After learning how to make a basket in 1927, she produced them for more than half a century. Her work earned her recognition well beyond...
    •  Emma Taylor

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002) was a master Cherokee basket weaver whose specialty was white oak baskets. After learning how to make a basket in 1927, she produced them for more than half a century. Her work earned her recognition well beyond...
    •  Emma Taylor

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002) was a master Cherokee basket weaver whose specialty was white oak baskets. After learning how to make a basket in 1927, she produced them for more than half a century. Her work earned her recognition well beyond...
    •  Basket: white oak, storage

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This white oak basket by Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002) was photographed by Indian Arts and Crafts Board. Taylor was a master Cherokee basket weaver from the Birdtown community in Cherokee, North Carolina who specialized in making white oak...
    •  Basket: white oak, storage

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This white oak basket by Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002) was photographed by Indian Arts and Crafts Board. Taylor was a master Cherokee basket weaver from the Birdtown community in Cherokee, North Carolina who specialized in making white oak...
    • Basketry by Emma Taylor

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This four-page brochure was created by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board, a division of the United States Department of Interior, to accompany a 1975 exhibition of "Basketry by Emma Taylor." The exhibitions were held at Qualla Arts and Crafts...
    •  Basket: white oak, wall

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated white oak basket was made by Cherokee basket weaver Emma Taylor. With a handle and flat back, the basket is meant to hang on a wall and used to store small items. Taylor’s basket is dyed with walnut and bloodroot to achieve the...
    •  Basket: white oak, storage

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undyed white oak storage basket was made by Emma Taylor. The basket's date is unknown. Its base is slightly rectangular and tapers to a circular top. The white oak splits were not dyed leaving the basket its natural color. Emma Squirrel...
    •  Emma Taylor

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002) was a master Cherokee basket weaver whose specialty was white oak baskets. After learning how to make a basket in 1927, she produced them for more than half a century. Her work earned her recognition well beyond...
    •  Emma Taylor

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002) was a master Cherokee basket weaver whose specialty was white oak baskets. After learning how to make a basket in 1927, she produced them for more than half a century. Her work earned her recognition well beyond...
    •  Emma Taylor

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002) was a master Cherokee basket weaver whose specialty was white oak baskets. After learning how to make a basket in 1927, she produced them for more than half a century. Her work earned her recognition well beyond...
    •  Emma Taylor

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002) was a master Cherokee basket weaver whose specialty was white oak baskets. After learning how to make a basket in 1927, she produced them for more than half a century. Her work earned her recognition well beyond...
    •  Basket: white oak

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • The highly decorated white oak basket in this undated photograph was made by Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002), a master Cherokee basket weaver from the Birdtown community of Cherokee, North Carolina. Taylor specialized in weaving white oak...

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