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Cocoon

Museum number:
5-12905
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21050012905
Alternate number:
B-1856 (previous number (Bascom’s number))
Accession number:
Acc.3023
Object count:
1
Description:
cocoon cluster (communal nest); wild silk cocoon, tan; l. ca. 17 cm.
Donor:
Berta Bascom and William Russell Bascom
Collection place:
Ife, Nigeria
Verbatim coll. place:
Africa; Nigeria; Ife; Yoruba
Culture or time period:
Yoruba
Collector:
Berta Bascom and William Russell Bascom
Collection date:
1938
Materials:
Silk
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
December 14, 1973
Context of use:
see acc. env. for add'l info.
Department:
Africa (except Ancient Egypt)
Dimensions:
length 17 centimeters
Comment:
PAHMA Storage Loc: U-7-14 (Murdock 31:31)
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