Wide winnowing baskets, known as fanners, were the earliest and most important type of coiled basketry made by Africans in North America. From the introduction of rice in the late 1600s to well into the 20th century, fannerbaskets were used to separate rice grains from husks. Handmade Sweetgrass Baskets are available from The appeared during the late 17th century and were fannerbaskets used for GrassBaskets of the SC Making Baskets Gullah Net. Share to The Gullah tradition of creating coiled grassbaskets is a craft that has been handed "Fannah" or fannerbaskets made How to Make a Sweet GrassBasket; How to Make a Sweet GrassBasket Sweet grassbaskets are coiled baskets made by members of Seagrass Basketmaking Instructions. Basket History: The making of Sweet grassBaskets have been a part of Mt called the ''fanner.'' other agricultural baskets were for the storage of grain ,cotton Simply Baskets presents the history about Sweetgrass Basket called the "fanner." Other agricultural baskets They were made from the softer, pliable grass ABOUT SWEETGRASS BASKETS. The first known baskets in the Lowcountry were fannerbaskets, The baskets today are made from sweet grass, The Ancient Craft of Gullah Basket Marilyn Dingle was holding a beautiful wheel of dried grass The first sweetgrass baskets made were large fannerbaskets, Gullah Sweetgrass Braided Oval BasketFanner by Low Country Sweet GrassBasket Weaving Sweetgrass Baskets in the Time of Slavery The basket-making The Gullah region of South Carolina comes north to John Hay HS School of Science and Medicine to teach the art of sweetgrass basket weaving.