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plate
  • Hausa-Fulani peoples
  • plate, 1980
  • Where object was made: Kano, Nigeria
  • enamel, metal
  • Object Height/Diameter: 2.5 x 18 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 x 7 1/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0182
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Description

Metal plate with enamel coating. The interior has a yellow field, with a small ten-pointed star in the center, green spokes around the star, followed by a row of dark blue rectangles that have red diamond shapes inside them. Outside of that is a row of long thin red traingles alternating with green rectangles that have red diamond shapes inside them. The outside edge is red and the exterior is white.