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    • Lucy George

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph shows Lucy George at the opening of the exhibition, "Basketry by Lucy George." The 1970 exhibition was held at Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, an artisan cooperative in Cherokee, North Carolina. ...
    • Mat: honeysuckle

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978;
    • This honeysuckle mat was woven by Lucy Nola George (1897-1978), a well-known Cherokee basket weaver who specialized in honeysuckle basketry. She was born Lucy Nola in 1897. Raised in the Birdtown community, her father was George Squirrel. Her...
    • Lucy George

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph shows Lucy George dipping a coil of honeysuckle vine into a dye bath. Lucy Nola George (1897-1978) was a well-known Cherokee basket weaver who specialized in honeysuckle basketry. She was born...
    • Lucy George

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    • Lucy Nola George (1897-1978) was raised in the Birdtown community on the Qualla Boundary. In a departure from traditional Cherokee ways of learning, Lucy George did not learn basket making from mother. In the 1930s, as a grown woman, she learned...
    • Lucy George

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph shows Lucy George beginning to weave a honeysuckle basket. She is surrounded by baskets that she made. Lucy Nola George (1897-1978) was a well-known Cherokee basket weaver who specialized in...
    • Lucy George

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph shows Lucy George beginning to weave a honeysuckle basket. George is laying out a white oak framework; she will weave the honeysuckle vine over that. Lucy Nola George (1897-1978) was a...
    • Lucy George

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph shows Lucy George removing a coil of honeysuckle vine from a dye bath. Lucy Nola George (1897-1978) was a well-known Cherokee basket weaver who specialized in honeysuckle basketry. She was born...
    • Basketry by Lucy George

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board
    • 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 1970 exhibition of “Basketry by Lucy George.” The exhibitions were held at Qualla Arts and Crafts...
    • Basket: honeysuckle, storage

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    • It is not known for certain who made this storage brightly dyed basket in the permanent collection of Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual. The basket may have been made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. The basket is honeysuckle woven over white...
    • Basket: honeysuckle, vase

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978
    • This undated basket was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. The basket is honeysuckle woven over white oak splints. The basket shape begins with a small round base and was woven upward and outward. The vase then necks in and flares out...
    • Basket: honeysuckle, storage

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978
    • This undated basket was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. The basket is honeysuckle woven over white oak splints. The basket shape begins with a round base and was woven upward and outward. Traditionally, storage baskets were made to...
    • Basket: honeysuckle, vase

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978
    • This undated basket was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. The basket is honeysuckle woven over white oak splints. The basket shape begins with a small square base and was woven upward and outward in the round. The vase then necks in...
    • Basket: honeysuckle, trays

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978
    • This undated set of baskets was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. The tray was a common basket form among the Cherokee. Trays were traditionally used for gaming or to serve food. In this set of three, the honeysuckle was woven over...
    • Basket: honeysuckle, vase

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978
    • This undated basket was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. The basket is honeysuckle woven over white oak splints. The basket shape begins with a small square base and was woven upward and outward in the round. The vase then necks in...
    • Basket: honeysuckle, mat

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978;
    • This small mat was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. Its woven warp and weft are both honeysuckle. The honeysuckle was woven with dyed honeysuckle to produce the colored bands that run in concentric circles around the mat. Walnut was...
    • Basket: honeysuckle, storage

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978;
    • This undated basket was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. The basket is honeysuckle woven over white oak splints. The basket shape begins with a round base and was woven upward and outward. Traditionally, storage baskets were made to...
    • Basket: honeysuckle, handled

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978;
    • This undated basket was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. The basket is honeysuckle woven over white oak splints with two handles that are woven into the base. A small handled basket such as this one can be used as a purse; larger...
    • Basket: honeysuckle, lidded

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978;
    • This basket was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. The storage basket is honeysuckle woven over white oak ribs. The woven lid, with wrapped handle, fits over the base. Traditionally, storage baskets were made to store domestic goods,...
    • Basket: honeysuckle, lidded

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978;
    • This undated basket was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. The basket is honeysuckle woven over white oak splints with two handles that are woven into the base. A small handled basket such as this one can be used as a purse; larger...
    • Basket: honeysuckle, vase

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978;
    • This undated basket was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. The basket is honeysuckle woven over white oak splints. The basket shape begins with a small round base and was woven upward and outward. The small vase then necks in and flares...

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