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    •  George Family

    • Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph from the mid 1940s shows the Nicki Jack George family at work at their home. In the foreground is Davis George and his twin sister Lucy George (Long) with a saw, Nicki Jack George in the brimmed hat, Jarrett Blythe with the peavy...
    •  Lucy George

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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...
    •  Mat: honeysuckle

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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...
    • Basketry by Lucy George

    • 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 1970 exhibition of “Basketry by Lucy George.” The exhibitions were held at Qualla Arts and Crafts...
    •  Lucy George

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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...
    •  Lucy George

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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...
    •  Basket: honeysuckle, storage

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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...

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