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Twilled basketwork satchel. The satchel is rectangular shaped with two extending arms. The arms have straps which connect to the base of the satchel. The straps are possibly worn over the shoulders like a backpack. Two cane splits are attached to the satchel at either end of the base and add reinforcement. Label: one black label, handwritten.

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satchel (bag (land transport: human powered))

1 item (description level: whole)
Additional names, titles, or classifications
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  satchel (bag (land transport: human powered))
common name:  twilled basketwork satchel

East Africa, Africa
Additional place information
made or collected:  East Africa 

Materials and techniques
plant material; cane; twilled basketry
Additional material & technique information
material: plant material (overall)
material: cane (overall)
technique: twilled basketry (overall)
overall: 660 mm x 315 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 660 mm x 315 mm

Related subjects
material: cane
material: plant material
plant material
object name (Horniman Ethno.): satchels (bags (land transport: human powered))
technique: twilled basketry

Record created 2000-01-22 by JPUNNETT
Record last updated 2013-11-05 by CPLASCOW