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ID number:  BIRRC-D0163
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Twareg leather pouch (anefed)
Object type:  Leatherwork
Place made:  Menaka, Mali
Culture:  Iwilemeden twareg
Materials:  Leather
Measurements:  13 x 5.5 cm
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Well used. Interior folder in tooled red and yellow leather with 2 green strips. Flat leather tassel at one end in red, green and yellow leather, darkened with use. Exterior cover in brown leather with repousse designs and a decorative strip in green and brown applique. The pouch hangs from a twisted leather thong, darkened by use. Collected in the 1970s.

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