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Object Number:29-59-241
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Njinga
Provenience: Angola
Section:African
Materials:Fiber
Technique:Basketry
Height: 22 cm
Length: 25 cm
Outside Diameter:39 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Henry C. Mercer, 1927
Other Number:175 - Field No SF

Description

Square base, slanting sides, round top. Heavy reeds standing perpendicular to base and woven together with split grass in zigzag pattern. Black and brown. "Used for carrying fuba and other flour." Small fiber loop at rim.

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