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Catalog Number 1976.1.9
Accession number 1976.1
Object Name Pulley
Description African Heddle pulley, from the Ivory Coast. Senufo tribe. 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 shaped like a bird head with a beak that is pointed down. There are vertical notches along the neck and base of the bird head. Two large notches on side of bird head and one of the pulley's leg has been reattached with metal tacks.
Dimensions H-9.75 W-2 L-3 inches
Collection African Art Collection
Subjects Africa.
Art
Cote d' Ivoire
Ivory Coast
Senufo Tribe
Tools
Weaving
People Senufo Tribe