Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • scroll, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Côte d'Ivoire
  • bamboo, string, pigment
  • Object Height/Diameter: 6.5 x 19 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/2 x 7 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1147

This script is either written on or burned into the bamboo. The edges are colored with a reddish tone. There are several pieces, all curled together, and we are unsure of the original number. Some are bound together with string, others are loose, but they all have the same curl.