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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 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3/4 x 6 1/4 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0216

Round, slightly concave coiled or curved mat. Concentric rings with a black circle at center. Light natural and green band, black, light natural, and black, separated by thin green bands. Edged with blocks of green, brown, yellow and light natural.