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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: 1.5 x 32 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 9/16 x 12 5/8 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0196

Circular, nearly flat mat. Large brown circle in center. Band of green and black. Band with blocks of green and yellow alternating with blacks of yellow, black and brown. Triangular black detail in three of the four green and yellow blocks. Band of brown, black and yellow. Edged with black.

Reverse is roughly finished.