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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: 2 x 16.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3/4 x 6 1/2 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0215

Round, slightly domed basket. Brown center circle with a wide band of black, then mixed light natural, yellow, brown and green, then another band of solid black. Wide bands are separated by thin bands of green and light natural. Edged with blocks of yellow, brown, light natural and green.