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  • unknown Hausa-Fulani maker
  • plate, 1980
  • Where object was made: Kano, Nigeria
  • enamel, metal
  • Object Height/Diameter: 3 x 22 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 1/8 x 8 5/8 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0178

Metal plate with an enamel coating. On the inside of the plate is a large flower design that goes all the way to the edge. The center of the flower is a yellow circle and the petals of the flower are red and blue and are very long, thin, and curved. The outside edge of the plate is red and the back of the plate is plain white.