FMNH 221721.A

  • 221721: iron, wood, cloth set of 5 tool
    Photographer: Diane Alexander White : Field Museum of Natural History
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    Description: iron, wood, cloth set of 5 tools
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    Scanner: Grace Apfeld : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History - Ethnology | 21-15 | Provenience: Nigeria: Oyo | People or Culture: Yoruba | Object: set of tools (5) for preparing and decorating calabashes | Material: iron, wood and cloth | Description: a) splayed triangular blade, tang-hafted adze-fashion into club-like handle (b) 1/4-circular blade with rectangular tab on outside of curve and indented point at distal end, tang-hafted into sharply tapered handle (c) lunate blade tang-hafted into cylindrical handle (d) beak-shaped blade at right angle to tang running into tapered handle; juncture wrapped with cloth (e) rhomboidal blade tang-hafted (over) | Dimensions: (in cm.) over | Collection: Received from Mr. Allen Bassing October 27, 1969. [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 221721 a, b, c, d, e | Field No. | Neg. No. 38 | Acc. 3084 [BACK] into tapered wooden handle; juncture wrapped with cloth. | Dimensions: a) length 23.0 width 11.1 b) 24.4 11.6 C) 33.0 11.0 d) 20.6 6.0 e) 23.6 4.0 | [5 PHOTOGRAPHS]
Catalog Number: 221721.A
Description: tool
Materials: metal; iron, wood, cloth
Cultural Attribution: Yoruba
Accession Number: [3084] A. Bassing (Purchase)
Accession Year: 1969
Collector/Source: Allen Bassing, Allen Bassing
EMu IRN: 1386386
GUID: ab38b09f-c588-461b-8fa6-ff6e23bc1941

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