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ID number:  BIRRC-D0110
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Tray
Object type:  Basket
Place made:  Ilorin, Nigeria
Culture:  Hausa or Nupe
Materials:  Palm leaf strips
Measurements:  41 cm diameter
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This tray has been produced using a shallow circular basket-weave with a palm rim. It is used in Nigeria for winnowing, drying peppers etc. It was collected in the 1950s, lent to the Danford Collection by John Danford in 1964 and then purchased in 1975.

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