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woven food cover
  • unknown Hausa-Fulani maker
  • woven food cover, 1982
  • Where object was made: Kano, Nigeria
  • plant fiber, coiling, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 3 x 35.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 1/8 x 14 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0193

Very shallow coiled bowl. Brown circle in center. Spiralling stepped lines from center in black, brown and light natural. Bands of brown, then black, then light natural. Edged in brown.

Roughly finished on reverse.