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|
Cote d' Ivoire