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ID number:  BIRRC-D0109
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Basket
Object type:  Basket
Place made:  Kamo, N. Nigeria
Culture:  Hausa
Collector:  Danford, John
Materials:  Grass and palm leaf
Measurements:  40 x 26 x 20 cm

This is a lidded creel-type basket. It consists of an oval form, with a flat base and square openings in the lid and sides. It is traditionally used for transporting chickens to market. It was collected in the late 1940s, lent to the Danford Collection by John Danford in 1964 and purchased in 1975.

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Danford, John

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