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  • unknown Hausa-Fulani maker
  • plate, 1980
  • Where object was made: Kano, Nigeria
  • enamel, metal
  • Object Height/Diameter: 3 x 20 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 1/8 x 7 7/8 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0179

Metal plate with an enamel coating. The interior of the plate is green and has an eight-petaled flower in the center in a dark blue color. Outside of the flower is a row of dark blue triangles and on the outer edges of the interior is a row of larger petal shapes. The outside edge of the plate is bright red and the exterior of the plate is dark blue.