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Object Number: 42-21-293B
Current Location: Africa Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Somali
Provenience: Djibouti
Somalia
British Somaliland
Section:African
Materials:Palm
Cotton
Glass
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, and black and white small beads. Red, yellow and green cotton fringe from bottom edge. Flat base, cylindrical body slighty contracting to rim. Cover wit slightly concave rim fits over top and is attached to bottom of basket with red cotton cord. In the basket are two small pieces of wood tied together with fibre cord.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition

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