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ID number:  BIRRC-D0066
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Title / Object name:  Square fan
Object type:  Fan
Place made:  Ilorin, N. Nigeria
Culture:  Yoruba
Materials:  Plaited grass and wood
Measurements:  40 x 28 cm
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This fan is woven in purple and green, using simple geometric patterns, and is held using a wooden handle. This object was collected in Nigeria during the 1950s. It was lent to the Danford Collection by John Danford in 1964 and was purchased in 1975.

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