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Scrapping the bark of the flax plant

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posted on 14.05.2020, 16:38 by Nik Petek-Sargeant
Scrapping off the green outer layer of the flax plant exposes the useful fibre.

History

Title alt

Ẹphọrọ rẹ orhọ

Description alt

Ẹphọrọ rẹ orhọ na nẹrhẹ a sa mrẹ ifi rẹ a vwọ chavwa ufi na.

Country

Nigeria

Region

Delta State

Place name

Eghwu-Urhobo

Cultural group

Urhobo

Cultural context/event

General production

Social group setting

Peers

Location

Outside house

Item/object

Flax plant

Techniques of production

Scraped

Materials

Flax

Materials alt

Orho

Participants

Ruth Abeyomare; Julie Anigboro; Ọghẹnẹruemu Cousin; Benefit Ochuko

Rights owner

Southwestern Edoid Institute

Usage metrics

Endangered Material Knowledge Programme

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