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Catalog Number 1976.1.7
Accession number 1976.1
Object Name Pulley
Description African Heddle pulley, from the Ivory Coast.. Appears as an inverted letter "Y." A weaving tool. Two holes 1 inch from each of the pulley's legs in which the rod and bobbin to hold the thread is missing. Handle is carved into a human head that has a hole behind the ears, braided hair, and scarification on the cheeks and neck. There is also an X incised on the back of the neck.
Has felt on bottom.
Dimensions H-8.75 W-2 L-3 inches
Collection African Art Collection
Subjects Africa.
Art
Cote d' Ivoire
Ivory Coast
Tools
Weaving
Guro Tribe
Baule Tribe
People Guro Tribe
Baule Tribe