Basket cover

Maker
Unknown Maker
Description
Circle of woven natural fibres, possibly rafia. Design uses green, black, natural, brown and mauve colours, and it has a coiled rim. 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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Media/Materials
Natural fibre.
Measurements
325mm - diameter [verified]
30mm - width [verified]
Production place
Collection
Department collection type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1983/84/25

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