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U981.1.24
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Mat)
Date (Execution) : 1875-1901
Geographical Origin : West Africa
Cultural Group : African
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Wicker
Support / Technique :
Object Type : mats (floor coverings)
Visual Description : Six wicker trays or mats, all made in the same way. Plaited wicker work centres surrounded by simple twining on one side warp elements are added to produce a braided design around solid weave on outside. The ends are eventually fed back.
Accession # : U981.1.24
Width (cm) : 36.50
Height (cm) : 0.50
Depth (cm) : 29.50
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Anthropology Department of the University of Victoria
Artist Statement :