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one of a set of three berash (mat strips)
  • Bakheita Hamid Hanai
  • one of a set of three berash (mat strips), 1983–1984
  • Where object was made: Kurdufān (present-day Southern Kordofan), Sudan
  • palm leaf fiber, weaving, braiding
  • Object Length/Width: 65 x 15 cm
    Object Length/Width: 25 9/16 x 5 7/8 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3275.02
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Description

This is one of a set of three strips of woven palm leaf fiber, locally known as "zaaf."

2007.3275.02 is natural colored. The short woven portion has one end that is unfinished.