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Created by:
Johnnie Ree Jackson, American, born 1904  Search this
Medium:
wood , husk
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 33 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 16 in. (85.1 x 44.5 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
chairs
Place made:
Talbot County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1980s
Description:
A ladder back chair with a husk bottom refurbished by Johnnie Ree Jackson. The chair back has three wood slats between two wood uprights. Corn husk is woven across the seat frame to create seat. The seat is supported by four legs connected with an upper and lower slat on each side.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Michael McManus
Object number:
2011.143.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd598e5c5cc-95d3-4570-8df0-19ea0ac3fcf1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.143.1