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ID number:  BIRRC-D0503
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Title / Object name:  Ebony Paper Knife
Object type:  Knife
Place made:  Possibly Benin
Collector:  Elnora Ferguson
Measurements:  26 x 4 cm

Crack emerging on face which moves down blade, back of head slightly damaged. Gift from Mrs. Elnora Ferguson. Lived locally off Bournbrook Road, bequeathed to CWAS (lawyer's note). Her and her husband worked in Southern Nigeria in the 60s/70s. She made several donations to the University.

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