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ID number:  BIRRC-D0168
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Tuareg decorated leather bag
Object type:  Leatherwork
Place made:  Kidal, N.E. Mali
Culture:  Kel Adrar Twareg
Date made:  1971
Materials:  Leather
Measurements:  48 cm
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In multi-coloured cut and stranded leather. Painted and drawn designs in reds, greens, black on yellow. Partially faded. Three heavy tassels at the bottom. 'abaun' or 'tasehat'. Made in the Adrar n Iforas mountain area.

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