Kente Cloth Loom Shuttle


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    Basic Information

    Artifact Identification Kente Cloth Loom Shuttle   (1976.07.0002A)
    1. Materials T&E
    2. :
    3. Textileworking T&E
    4. :
    5. Textile Manufacturing Equipment
    Artist/Maker None
    Geographic Location
    Period/Date 1970 - 1976 CE
    Culture Asante, Ashanti, Akan

    Physical Analysis

    Dimension 1 (Length) 17.9 cm
    Dimension 2 (Width) 2.1 cm
    Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.9 cm
    Weight 39 g
    Measuring Remarks 2.05 cm = diam. at larger end of shuttle; 1.22 cm = diam. at smaller end of shuttle.
    Materials Plant--Wood
    Manufacturing Processes Carved
    Munsell Color Information Light Yellowish Brown (10YR 6.5/4) -ns

    Research Remarks

    Published Description N/A
    Description N/A
    Comparanda N/A

    Cole, Herbert M. and Doran H. Ross. The Arts of Ghana. Los Angeles: University of California, 1977.

    Artifact History

    Archaeological Data N/A
    Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
    Reproduction No
    Reproduction Information N/A

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