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woven food cover
  • unknown Hausa-Fulani maker
  • woven food cover, 1982
  • Where object was made: Michika, Nigeria
  • plant fiber, coiling, dyeing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 1 x 17 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3/8 x 6 11/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0214

Round, nearly flat basket with a black center and concentric rings. Wide band of thin green and yellow bands, wide band of red, light natural and then black. Thin green bands on either side of light natural and light natural on either side of yellow and green band. Edged with blocks of yellow, light natural, red and green.