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Raphia basket of unusual shape, ornamental twill woven.
Height: 32.90 centimetres (a+b)
Height: 31.30 centimetres (a)
Height: 3.20 centimetres (b)
Width: 44.60 centimetres (a)
Width: 16.50 centimetres (b)
Depth: 45.50 centimetres (a)
Depth: 16.20 centimetres (b)
- Curator's comments
- From acquisition "Scherboro River".
Raphia basket of unusual shape, ornamental twill woven. Disc-shaped lid attache dby two raphia cords.
"Basket made from the leaves of Raphia vinifera, Beauv. Old Calabar. Mr Gustav Mann, June 1861." Another handwritten label states - "Basket made of the fibre of Raphia vinafera. River Scherboro (sic)."
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number