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Basket, Lid, D88.173

Physical Description

Woven basket of tightly coiled plant material, with lid of similar construction. Is rounded in shape. Base of container is light coloured, with a dark vertical band down one side. Inside rim of container is purple in colour, as is the rim of the container lid. Lid has coiled handle on top.

Research Notes

Maiduguri, Bornu Province, Northeast Nigeria Woven basket of plant material. Coiled construction. General storage of small items. Woven basket of tightly coiled plant material, with lid of similar construction. Light tan through browns to faded red. Consistent with collection date likely made in 1930s. H=95mm. W=115mm. —Joel A Vanderburg

Provenance

Donated
Locality

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 12 x 95 x 94mm

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