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Steve Mbatia
Kenyan Primary

Basket Weavers

1997 - 2017
Collage, Cardboard, Paper, Glue

13 x 17.75 in. (33.02 x 45.085 cm)
Gift of Marianne Weldon

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2017.19.1
Geography: Africa, Kenya
Classification: Ceremonial and Performance Artifacts; Ritual Objects
Culture/Nationality: Kenyan, East African, African

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  • basketmaking - Process of creating containers made of twigs, rushes, thin strips of wood, or other flexible material woven together.
  • collage - Refers to the technique of making compositions in two dimensions or very low relief by gluing paper, fabrics, photographs, or other materials onto a flat surface. If heavy three-dimensional objects dominate, see "assemblage (sculpture technique)." If the constituent fragments form a somewhat unified image, see "montage."
  • East African - Styles and cultures of the eastern area of Africa including Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, that together with the Horn of Africa (Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, and Ethiopia) make up Eastern Africa.
  • Kenyan - Style and culture of Kenya.
  • recycling - Recovery and reuse of materials and energy from waste.
  • works on paper - Use collectively to bring together works of art in which paper is the support, only when terms such as "drawings" or "prints" are not appropriate.

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  • Mat Dimensions: 13 x 17.75 in. (33.02 x 45.085 cm)

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