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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Emma Taylor

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basket making -- 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...
    • Basketry by Emma Taylor

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basket making -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, Inc.;
    • 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; Basket making -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basketwork -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- 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; Basket making -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basketwork -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- 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; Basket making -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basketwork -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- 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; Basket making -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basketwork -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- 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; Basket making -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basketwork -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- 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; Basket making -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basketwork -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- 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; Basket making -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basketwork -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- 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; Basket making -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basketwork -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- 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...
    • Eva Wolfe and Emma Taylor

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basketwork -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph of Cherokee basket weavers (left) Eva Queen Wolfe (1922-2004)) and (right) Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002) was made by photographer Robert Amberg. Most likely the date of this image is 1989, the year that both women presented with...
    • Traditional Craftsmanship by Butch and Louise Goings

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee baskets -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian wood-carving -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Basketwork -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • The four-page brochure, “Traditional Craftsmanship by Butch and Louise Goings,” feature work by two well-known Cherokee artisans. Both are members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Louise Taylor Goings (b. 1947) is a basket weaver who...
    • 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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