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Cocoon

Museum number:
5-2595
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21050002595
Alternate number:
B-1812 (previous number (Bascom’s number))
Accession number:
Acc.1683
Object count:
1
Description:
Yoruba, wild silk cocoon, from which 'sanyan' or 'sayan' cloth is made. Box 5, 1943-45. Cf. 1856.
Donor:
William Russell Bascom
Collection place:
Nigeria
Verbatim coll. place:
Africa; Nigeria
Culture or time period:
Yoruba
Collector:
William Russell Bascom
Collection date:
1943-1945
Materials:
Silk
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
1962
Department:
Africa (except Ancient Egypt)
Dimensions:
length 15.24 centimeters
Comment:
PAHMA Storage Loc: W-13-6
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