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woven food cover
  • unknown Hausa-Fulani maker
  • woven food cover, 1980
  • Where object was made: Katsina, Nigeria
  • plant fiber, coiling, dyeing, weaving
  • Object Diameter: 26 cm
    Object Diameter: 10 1/4 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0203

Round, flat mat of coiled plant fibers. Black circle at center with bands of purple and light natural, a wide band of black with purple and light natural, and more bands of purple and light natural. Black border with triangles in light natural, purple and green. Center of center circle has a diamond of woven fibers in black, purple and light natural.