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Vessel

Object Number:AF2380
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Herero
Provenience: Southwest Africa
Namibia
Section:African
Materials:Gourd
Leather
Skin
Height: 40 cm
Outside Diameter:38 cm

Description

Gourd vessel. Large, partly covered with strips of hide. Damaged. Squat globular with narrow neck; the upper part completely covered with thongs which are bound under the base.

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2014. At Home In Africa: Design, Beauty and Pleasing Irregularity in Domestic Settings.. Cleveland. The Galleries at Cleveland State University. pg. 286 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 36/Fig. 2-14View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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