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ID number:  BIRRC-D0470(1)
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Title / Object name:  Circular woven mats (5)
Object type:  Textile
Culture:  ?Ghanaian
Materials:  Straw, cane, raphia, grass, glass beads and bark cloth

(1) Five circular woven mats. Natural and coloured (crimson and blue) straw. Star pattern and variations. 14.5 cm
(2) Five star-shaped mats with circular centre. Cane and raphia. Green, mauve and natural colour. 15-16 cm
(3) Two circular bark-cloth mats embroidered in green and mauve raphia. 14 cm
(4) Two circular bark-cloth mats similar to D0470(3) but smaller. 8 cm
(5) One circular mat, of coiled grass and raphia. Orange, purple and natural raphia, fringed with small glass beads in blue, white, red, yellow and green. 10 cm (excluding fringe). Tribal provenance uncertain.

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