University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Beaded Basket [Object of the Day #86]


By: Alyssa Kaminski

  This incredibly decorated basket is from Djibouti, Africa. The object is intricately beaded with a combination of red, black, and white glass beads. The structure of the basket is made of raphia, a type of palm tree, and is adorned with several tassels ending in shells. Penn Museum Object #2003-53-2 See this and other […]

© Penn Museum 2015 Sitemap / Contact / Copyright / Disclaimer / Privacy /