Carved and polychromed.

Granary Door, 19th century

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Granaries made of dried mud and wood were used to store grain from the villager's fields. The doors to these storage units were often carved and painted with animals such as the fish, horse and crocodile on this door which relate to Senufo stories and agriculture.

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Title
Granary Door
Role
Artist
Accession Number
58.13
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Carved and polychromed.