University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

African Basket [Object of the Day #117]

By: Alyssa Kaminski



This round basket is from our African collection. It it made from twine and interlacing plant fibers. These materials are woven together to create the beautiful geometric patterns that cover the object.

Penn Museum Object #AF1835A

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