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woven food cover
  • unknown Hausa-Fulani maker
  • woven food cover, 1982
  • Where object was made: Kano, Nigeria
  • plastic, glass, paper, coiling
  • Object Diameter: 23 cm
    Object Diameter: 9 1/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0209

Round, flat mat with a mirror in the center. Bands of white, dark blue and green plastic tubing. One band of white is an open zigzag, and the rim is a dark blue open zigzag. The opposite side of the mirror has a picture of a goldfish with a long flowing tail swimming through blue-green water.