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Long Live Nigeria calendar tray
  • unknown Hausa-Fulani maker
  • Long Live Nigeria calendar tray, 1986
  • Where object was made: Nigeria
  • enamel, metal
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 46 x 31 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 18 1/8 x 12 3/16 x 3/4 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0176

Rectangular metal tray with blue rim and a 1986 calendar. The upper facing left corner shows a man in a green military uniform, and a large building behind him with two layers of many arches. A brown cube shaped building, identified as the Ka'aba sits in front of the arches. A red "N" on a black circle with scalloped edges and green detailing in each corner of the portion above the calendar. The calendar occupies the portion below the images. Red field at the bottom with text in yellow and white that reads "LONG LIVE NIGERIA" with a stylized knot design in red and blue, identified as the "knot of the north" on the facing left side, and a heraldic shield with a red bird, wings spread, between two white horses rearing and a red ribbon of text reading "UNITY AND FAITH" on the lower facing right corner.

Gold colored back.