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Description: Horse's decorative face-covering of red leather, silver wire, yarn and sequins. Horizontal band decorated with appliqué of wire, sequins and cloth. From its lower edge are suspended three wide ranks of black silk tassels. From center of upper edge runs wide band decorated in same way as horizontal band. Outer end of this is joined to red leather strap crossing from one end of horizontal band to other.Catalog Number: 221518.nosubDescription: horse face-coveringMaterials: leather, cloth, sequins, metal; silver wire, silk yarnCultural Attribution: KanuriLocality: Africa, Nigeria, BornuAccession Number:  D. H. Spain (Purchase)Accession Year: 1968Continent: AfricaCountry: NigeriaProvince/State: BornuCollector/Source: D. H. Spain, D. H. SpainEMu IRN: 1127669GUID: 558618fe-8341-4447-b210-8c958794be9a
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