This is a gourd with a wooden stopper decorated with triangular patterns done by men using an awl. It is used by old men for holding usuu(watery porridge).


  • Title: Gourd & Stopper
  • Location: Kenya
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya
  • Medium: Gourd
  • Photographer: Gibsphotography
  • Local Name: Itete
  • Community: Kamba
  • Collection Date: 1971-11-03
  • Collected By: Mutui Mutese

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