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Object Number: 74-22-1
Current Location: Africa Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Yoruba
Provenience: Nigeria
Oshogbo
Date Made: 19th century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:African
Materials:Leather
Fiber
Glass
Width: 0.31cm
Credit Line:Purchased from George D. Rodriquez, 1974
Other Number28 - Other Number

Description

Pouch made of and lined with handwoven cotton and trade cloth. Lower corners beaded. Outer flap is of heavy coarse cloth, entirely beaded. Geometric design in three panels, with human face in upper center. Both outer flaps and pouch bordered with leather. Two wool wrapped handles, one purple and one green, tassels at bottom.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition

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