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crochet hook or buttonhook?
  • unknown Hausa-Fulani maker
  • crochet hook or buttonhook?, 1980
  • Where object was made: Nigeria
  • bone, carving
  • Object Length/Width: 9.5 x 0.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 3 3/4 x 3/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • C2011.079

Small, thin piece of bone, slightly curved with a small hook carved into the end.