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ID number:  BIRRC-D0380(W1)
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Set of narrow loom shuttles
Object type:  Textile manufacturing equipment
Place made:  N. Nigeria
Culture:  Hausa
Collector:  Tunley, Peter
Materials:  Wood, cornstalk and cotton
Measurements:  20 x 4 cm
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Set of carved wooden shuttles, some with decorative detail, containing cotton spindles. These are part of a larger collection of Hausa objects that were loaned to the University of Birmingham by Peter Tunley in 1978. The collection was given as a gift to the University in 2010.

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