Gullah Contemporary Styled Sweetgrass Rice Fanner Basket is designed mainly with multi color of Bullrush that has been harvested and cured in traditional ways. No dyes have been used, just processed in a special way. Rice Fanner Baskets, is a wide shallow basket used for winnowing. Rice Fanners were the first and most important basket made by Africans in the 1600s. As a basket Artist I style my sweetgrass baskets traditionally with a Contemporary edge always appreciating the culture and history of its beginning.