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African Art

Lidded Basket

late 20th century, before 1984

Fiber and dye

6 1/2 × 3 1/2 × 3 1/2 in. (16.51 × 8.89 × 8.89 cm)
Gift of Dr. Carolyn Barnes
2012.161.3
Geography: 
Butari, Rwanda
Culture: 
Tutsi or Hutu
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Baskets
Provenance: 

Purchased in early 1980s at the National Museum in Butari, Rwanda
Gift of Dr. Carolyn Barnes to Yale University Art Gallery in 2012

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