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Object Number: 42-21-293A
Current Location: Africa Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Somali
Provenience: Djibouti
Somalia
British Somaliland
Section:African
Materials:Palm
Cotton
Glass
Height: 22cm
Depth: 19cm
Credit Line:Gift of Percy C. Madeira Jr., 1942
Other Number266 - Other Number

Description

Plaited split palm, completely covered on outside with red cotton cloth decorated solidly with vertical panel design of black and yellow small glass beads; border designs of red, yellow, black and white beads. Red, yellow and green cotton fringe from bottom edge. Flat base, cylindrical body slighty contracting to rim. Cover with slightly concave rim fits over top and is attached to bottom of basket with red cotton cord. In the basket are two small poeces of wood tied together with fibre cord.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition

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