African Heddle pulley, from the Ivory Coast. Senufo tribe. Appears as an inverted letter "Y." A weaving tool. Handle is shaped like a bird head that has notches on top and a beak. The pulley has rounded legs and a metal rod attached between its legs. Wooden bobbin is attached to the rod. Has felt on bottom of base.
This pulled is the best representation of an African heddle pulley in this collection because it has most of its pieces still attached.
|Dimensions||H-7 W-1.5 L-3 inches|
|Collection||African Art Collection|
Cote d' Ivoire