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White, Louise

Louise White
Louise White

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Basketmaker from Awendaw, SC (Charleston County). White is one of several basketmakers who operates a stand to sell her baskets on Highway 17 north of Charleston. White judges a basket by how well its form suits its function and whether it is strong enough toe serve its purpose.

She is confident that the younger generations will pick up the tradition and plans on giving each of her children an example of every type of basket she makes.

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