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Classic Cathead Basket Workshop
Sunday, July 22, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PDT)
Classic Cathead Basket
Sunday, July 22
Instructor: JoAnn Kelly Catsos
Class times: 9am-4pm
Total fee: $150 CSV Members, $165 non-members ($65 materials fee)
In this intermediate basketry class, you will design a 'Classic Cathead Basket'.
This icon of Shaker basketry is based upon an antique basket, woven at the Shaker communities in New England. It is woven of finely prepared black ash splint, and incorporates a 'bonnet' handle, which resembles the front brim of a Shaker sister's bonnet. Previous basketry experience is suggested.
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Canterbury Shaker Village
Canterbury Shaker Village, Inc., is an internationally-known non-profit museum dedicated to preserving the 200-year legacy of the Canterbury Shakers and to providing a place for learning, reflection, and renewal of the human spirit.
Designated as a National Historic Landmark for its architectural integrity and significance, the Village has 25 restored original Shaker buildings, 4 reconstructed Shaker buildings, and 694 acres of forests, fields, gardens, nature trails, and mill ponds under permanent conservation easement.
Canterbury Shaker Village offers visitors a variety of engaging experiences in one of the most picturesque settings in northern New England. Find your inspiration in hands-on workshops, events, exhibits, tours, and demonstrations. Shop for regional handcrafts in the museum store and enjoy lunch at the Farm Stand Cafe. Visit us at www.shakers.org