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Bottle

Artist/Maker: Djenne culture (Mali)

Date: not dated
Medium: pottery and paint
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 1/2 x 6 in. (19.1 x 15.2 cm)
Classification: Containers
Credit Line: Gift of an Anonymous Donor
Terms
Object number: 2007.21.30
DescriptionSlip painting is an ancient technique (dating from the 8th to 11th centuries) and narrow necked bottles, an old form. The technique and shape are still popular and marketed widely in this part of West Africa.
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