hangings (art)

Hanging made from banana fibre, from Nairobi, Kenya. It was for decorative use and was to be hanged on the walls. The hanging is attached to a wooden pole to enable it to be hung up. The square hanging has a single flower design with tassels at the top and bottom. The flower is woven with two different shades of yellow with dark and light green leaves.

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