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Bowl; coiled of raffia; round shallow bowl of coiled raffia, dark circle at centre, band of dark triangles around side of bowl; outside of bowl covered with cowrie shells.
- Production date
- 1914-1918 (circa)
Height: 4.70 centimetres
Width: 26.10 centimetres
Depth: 23.40 centimetres
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Af1997,18.1 to 9 was given by Mrs Sherliker and is recorded as "a small collection acquired by the donor's father-in-law in Naraguta, Nigeria, during World War I.
The donation book records that the gift consisted of "one pair of embroidered trousers, a cotton cap and a tunic, one coat, a wooden bowl and stand, and a raffia bowl with shells."
An earlier gift from Mrs Sherliker of objects collected by her father-in-law (Af1959,01.1 to 13) contains the additional information that he had been in northern Nigeria (Naragauta region) and the Cameroon Grasslands during the First World War.
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