Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Angola
  • plaque, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: Angola?
  • plant fiber, coiling
  • Object Length/Width: 27.5 x 24 cm
    Object Length/Width: 10 13/16 x 9 7/16 in
  • Gift of Irene Peabody
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0304

The oval coiled plaque has a light-colored field with a four pointed flower with stepped diamonds in each petal and in the space between the petals. The outermost coil was originally all dark with small light-colored checkerboard diamonds.