Nakiru finishes scraping the interiors of the two elepit milk container that she decorated and perforated on the previous day. She then attaches string and leather handles to them.
Rights ownerSamuel Frederick Derbyshire
ParticipantsMargaret Nakiru Lopwenya
Item/objectmilk container (elepit)
Techniques of productionScraped, Knotted
MaterialsWood-commiphora (Commiphora boviniana), Fibre-synthetic fibre, Skin-cow skin
Cultural context/eventGeneral production
Social group settingCraftsperson at work alone
TemporalityThis is the final stage in a process of production that usually takes several weeks, or even months to complete.
Date of creation2020-02-22