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Vase

Object Number:2003-53-8
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Djibouti
Section:African
Materials:Grass
Shell
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Technique:Woven
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1994.X.10922 - Other Number

Description

Has no bottom. Woven grass on body - raffia? Zigzag patterns. Neck and rim are decorated with shells. Hide straps with shells. #24 (Formerly 2003-82-77 in General Africa).

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