Cushion (adafor) - 2012.62.47_1_3K


Cushion (adafor)

Maker: Andi Ouhoulou and Abou Efat, Tuareg
Medium:Leather, pigment, metal
Geography: Agadez, Niger
Date: 1990s
20 x 51 cm
Object number: 2012.62.47
Credit Line: This acquisition was made possible with the generous support of the Louise Hawley Stone Charitable Trust Fund
Not on view
DescriptionRound, unstuffed leather cushion with a zipper on the bottom. The top is decorated with a central square with an appliqué flower embroidered with leather thread. Two brown and two blue panels surround the central square piece. Each panel also has floral and geometric leather appliqué designs embroidered with leather thread. The side of the cushion is blue/green and the bottom panel is brown. Two leather loops form straps on either side of the pillow, one strap has a braided leather tassel attached. Cushions such as this were made for sitting.
Global Africa
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