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Catalog Number 1976.1.6
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. There is a double band 1/4 inch and three diagonal lines angled inward, carved in the center of the pulley. Handle is shaped like a bird's head that has notches on the top and a long beak. Has felt on bottom with patches of worn material, possibly from sticker. Has strip of paper attached on bottom. Reads "11. Senufo Ivory Coast 250"
Dimensions H-7.5 W-1.5 L-3.74 inches
Collection African Art Collection
Subjects Africa.
Art
Cote d' Ivoire
Ivory Coast
Senufo Tribe
Tools
Weaving
People Senufo Tribe