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ID number:  BIRRC-D0282
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Head-load carrier
Object type:  Woodwork
Place made:  S.E. Liberia
Culture:  Kru
Materials:  Wood and split cane
Measurements:  18 x 40 x 21 cm
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Woven rectangular head-load carrier with two raised sides, each dipped in the centre. Widely used throughout the region but increasingly replaced by the late 1970s by enamel bowls. Collected in 1976 in Jlao, (sastown) kru.

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