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  • unknown Hausa-Fulani maker
  • 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
  • 2011.0185

Metal plate with an enamel coating. On the interior of the plate there are three large red flowers that each have six rounded petals. The center of each flower is red with small blue details, the base of the petrals is white and there are small blue tickmarks above the white areas. Outside of the flowers there are dark blue leaves that have three points and the field is blue and yellow. The outside edge is red and the exterior bottom is white.