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Artist/Maker: Hausa people (Nigeria)

Date: collected between 1960-1973
Medium: leather, dye, string and cotton
Overall: 31 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1/2 in. (80 x 26.7 x 1.3 cm)
Classification: Costumes and Accessories
Credit Line: Gift of Professor and Mrs. Robert R. Ferens
Object number: 91.0209.11
DescriptionTrapezoidal bags are considered to be Voltaic (Dogon, Mossi, etc.) but are sold and used over such a wide area that style becomes almost irrelevant. The collection information for this one tells us little more than that it was purchased from a Hausa trader in a Nigerian market.
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