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Abagusii Handcrafted Food Basket and Indonesian Lidded Basket

Item Details

Abagusii people (Kenya, East Africa)
Food basket, mid-20th century
Millet straw

Jumba Island (Indonesia)
Lidded basket, early to mid-20th century
Natural fibers and pigment

Provenance:
from the collection of artists Lenore and Robert Szesko (Chicago, Illinois).

Condition

- tear to the hide; minor frays to fiber; minor areas of loss to the hide; wear to the edges, pigment loss, some fraying and loose fibers of Indonesian basket.

Dimensions

6.0" W x 7.0" H x 6.0" D

- measurement of lidded basket.

Item #

ITMG952937

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