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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: 2 x 30 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3/4 x 11 3/4 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0197

Circular, nearly flat mat. Large center circle in light natural color, surrounded with a band of brown triangles and light natural triangles, giving the overall impression of a flower. Light natural band near edge and bordered wtih a blocks of black and brown with light natural detail. Black detail on dark brown band.