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1954-1989 (14)
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Raffia Work (8)
Baskets -- Africa (8)
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Holcombe, Zena L (1)

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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Raffia basket
Raffia basket Yellow, violet, and natural coiled raffia basket with two handles; tray-shaped, repetitive geometric decorations in natural raffia within violet bands, edge is three rows of tightly woven material with handles on either side, plain underside; origin Uganda.
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Raffia basket
Raffia basket Yellow, violet, and natural coiled raffia basket; repetitive geometric decorations in natural raffia within violet bands, edge is three rows of tightly woven material, plain underside; origin Uganda.
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Raffia basket
Raffia basket Yellow, violet, and natural coiled raffia basket; repetitive geometric decorations in natural raffia within violet bands, edge is three rows of tightly woven material, plain underside; origin Uganda.
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Raffia mat
Raffia mat Woven raffia mat with repeating pattern, origin Ituri forest; photograph contains a close-up portion of the mat.
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Raffia mat
Raffia mat Woven raffia mat with repeating pattern, origin Ituri forest; photograph contains a close-up portion of the mat.
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Raffia mat
Raffia mat Woven raffia mat with repeating pattern, origin Ituri forest; photograph contains a close-up portion of the mat.
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Raffia mat
Raffia mat Woven raffia mat with repeating pattern, origin Ituri forest; photograph contains a close-up portion of the mat.
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Raffia mat
Raffia mat Peacock raffia mat painted green, black, red, pink, and light green with green border; origin Uganda.
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Raffia mat
Raffia mat Raffia mat with fuschia border and peacock in green, fuschia, yellow, and black; origin Uganda.
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Raffia mat
Raffia mat Raffia mat with tiger, painted in orange, brown, and green; origin Ituri forest.
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Raffia mat
Raffia mat Purple and tan plaid raffia mat with a green border; origin Ituri forest.
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Raffia handbag
Raffia handbag Purple, yellow, and green raffia handbag with red stitches; material sewn inside, outside decorated with flowers; two braided raffia handles; origin South India.
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Raffia mask
Raffia mask Mask used during the performance of tambuan (or tumbuan) dances. It is woven from raffia and and has a beak, cross-hatched crown, circular eyes, and reeds projecting from circular ear rings. Origin Papua New Guinea.
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Raffia bracelet
Raffia bracelet Bracelet made of brown and black raffia. Origin West Africa.
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Coiled basket
Coiled basket Small orange and black coiled raffia basket with lid. Origin Labe, Guinea.
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Calabash cover
Calabash cover Coiled raffia basket lid used as a calabash cover. Origin Dalaba, Guinea.
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Calabash cover
Calabash cover Coiled raffia basket lid used as a calabash cover. Origin Dalaba, Guinea.
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Raffia handbag
Raffia handbag Natural-colored raffia bag with green material sewn inside; decorated with groups of three shells in floral-type arrangement, coral and green connect shells; origin South India.
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Coiled grass basket
Coiled grass basket Conical coiled grass basket with green spiral decoration of died raffia; base flares outward for two rows that were added on; origin East Africa.
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Coiled grass basket
Coiled grass basket Conical coiled grass basket with violet, blue, and green spiral decoration of died raffia; origin East Africa.