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ID number:  BIRRC-D0061
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Saddle cloth
Object type:  Leatherwork
Place made:  Ilorin, N. Nigeria
Culture:  Yoruba or Hausa
Materials:  Cotton, felt, leather and metal
Measurements:  130 x 72 cm

Woven cotton base with appliqued felt, cotton and leather with metal studs. Patterns in yellow, red, green, purple, black and beige, based on circles, triangles and rectangles. Collected in 1954.

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