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Palm leaf lid with a geometric pattern created by using dye.


lid (containers)

1 item (description level: whole)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  lid (containers)
object name (local):  palm leaf lid
object name:  lid (containers)

Nigeria; Africa
Additional place information
made or collected:  Nigeria 

Materials & techniques
basketry; palm leaf; dye
Additional material & technique information
material: dye (overall)
material: palm leaf (overall)
technique: basketry (overall)
overall: 273 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 273 mm

donor:  Stanfield, Nancy Fisher  Undefined - 1974-12-13

Related subjects
association: Food and Feasting
object name: lids (containers)
object name: lids (food processing & storage)
object name (Horniman Ethno.): lids (containers)

Record created 2000-01-22
Record last updated 2019-05-29

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