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LEATHER BOWL WITH COWRY SHELLS

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  • A decorative bowl with shells. 
    These cowry shell & leather basket bowls are made by the Hausa people of Northern Nigeria.
    Cowry shells were used as a form of currency in past centuries & in a decorative way, a symbol of wealth. 

  • 11" Ø x 5" H

  • Esparto grass, leather and cowrey shell