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Catalog Number 1976.1.8
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 end of the pulley's legs in which the rod and bobbin to hold the thread is missing. Shaped like a square block and is topped with a bird head. Hole through bird head at "eyes." Beak is short with rough edge, possibly broken. Has piece of paper taped/glued to bottom with "#8" written in pencil.
Dimensions H-10 W-1.5 L-4 inches
Collection African Art Collection
Subjects Africa.
Art
Cote d' Ivoire
Ivory Coast
Senufo Tribe
Tools
Weaving
People Senufo Tribe