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- Ganda artist
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- It is the custom among several peoples in Uganda to drink beer through long straws made of soft wood. The tubes are usually partially covered in finely woven raffia with a woven filter at the bottom.
- Beer straw composed of a reed wrapped with red and brown dyed fibers and natural fibers.
- Collected Uganda, 1882
- Michael Graham-Stewart, London, -- to 1989
- Exhibition History
- Art of the Personal Object, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., September 24, 1991-April 9, 2007
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- Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society
- Late 19th century
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- Restrictions & Rights
- Plant fiber, reed
- H x W x D: 52.4 x 1.6 x 11.4 cm (20 5/8 x 5/8 x 4 1/2 in.)
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