Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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woven beer strainer
  • unknown Zulu maker
  • woven beer strainer, 1925–1990
  • Where object was made: South Africa
  • plant fiber, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 63.5 x 17.78 cm
    Object Length/Width: 25 x 7 in
  • Anonymous promised gift
  • Not on display
  • PG2008.002
Label Text

Long slender strainer made from loosely woven plant fiber. One end is left open with a rough edge and the other end narrows into a point, with a small knob at the end. Most of the plant fibers are left undyed, except for a lengthwise decoration of slender V-shapes, one side purple and the other side green.