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Ethiopian Milk Jug with Leather Carrier, East Africa

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Ethiopian style (East Africa)
Milk jug (vessel) with carrier, late 19th to early 20th century
Gourd, cowrie shells, and fiber with leather holder

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


- severely dehydrated and blooming leather; tears to the leather; loose, broken and missing cowrie shells; soiling to the inside; some loose fibers.


8.0" W x 14.0" H x 8.0" D

- measurement of gourd without holder.

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