Having finsihed carving two elepit milk container, Nakiru decorates them by burning shapes into their sides with a metal file and perforates them with holes to attach carrying string.
Rights ownerSamuel Frederick Derbyshire
ParticipantsMargaret Nakiru Lopwenya , Alice Akure
Item/objectmilk container (elepit)
Techniques of productionBurned, Perforated
MaterialsWood-commiphora (Commiphora boviniana)
Cultural context/eventGeneral production
Social group settingCraftspeople working together
TemporalityThis is the penultimate stage in a process of production that usually takes several weeks, or even months to complete.
Date of creation2020-02-21