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Object Number 1990.011.0034
Object Name Basket
Date 1900-1999
Culture African, West African, Sierra Leonean, Temne, attributed
Description Tightly woven basket, tan, brown and taupe vegetable fiber; onion shaped, rising from narrow base into wide body, then narrowing to open top which is edged with dark brown; pattern of wide vertical zigzag stripes. Height 10", diameter 14". 20th century.

Original catalog card missing 8/14/13
Material Biological material/Plant material
Lexicon category 7: Distribution & Transportation Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Container
Credit line Silverman/Rodgers Collection
Exhibit History-Exhibit # 126, 151