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brush / broom

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Register 1960
    Palm stem broom.

  • Date

    • 20thC(early) (?)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 41 centimetres
    • Width: 14 centimetres
    • Depth: 9 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    From acquisition "brush".
    Register 1960
    Palm stem broom.
    "Brush made from the trunk of Vellozia equisetoides Baker. Transvaal. 36.1935. Div[ision]. of Botany, S[outh] Af[rica].

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number


Register 1960  Palm stem broom.

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Register 1960 Palm stem broom.

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