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Vessel

Object Number:
AF2296
Current Location:
Africa Gallery
Culture:
Akamba
Provenience:
Kenya
British East Africa
Ukamba
Section:
African
Materials:
Gourd
Leather
Cowrie Shell
Description:
Gourd vessel. With strap decorated with cowries and stopper made from top of another gourd. Contained "nthoko," a kind of bean stopper used as a cup.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Lawson S. Propst and William Wight

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
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African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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