Basket cover

Maker
Unknown Maker
Description
Circular shape, slight bowl shape, made of black, green, brown, purple and natural coloured woven fibres. A plain centre with a geometric design around the sides. Made in Northern Nigeria, the basket cover is called a feifei and is used to cover calabash or to hold dried food.
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Object detail

Media/Materials
Natural fibre.
Measurements
325mm - diameter [verified]
45mm - depth [verified]
Production place
Collection
Department collection type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1983/84/16

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