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ID number:  BIRRC-D0316
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Pair of Chief's sandals (takalmi)
Object type:  Leatherwork
Place made:  N. Nigeria
Culture:  Hausa
Materials:  Red leather, stained black, red plastic and brown leather, rubber
Measurements:  33 cm

These Hausa sandals are machine stitched and made from largely imported materials, such as plastics and rubber. They were presented to Mr. J. Cadbury in 1966.

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