Having spent weeks crafting and then decorating akurum and apangach milk container, Nasekon, Nakiru and Akure construct the hide components of the vessels, working together to cut and weave strips of goat hide around them.
Rights ownerSamuel Frederick Derbyshire
ParticipantsMargaret Nakiru Lopwenya , Nasekon Ekaale Louren, Alice Akure
Item/objectmilk container (apangach and akurum)
Techniques of productionCut-cut, Plaited
MaterialsEleu a akine, Skin-goat skin
Cultural context/eventGeneral production
Social group settingCraftspeople working together
TemporalityThis is the final stage in a process of production that usually takes several weeks, or even months to complete. The goat hide used on this day had been soaked over night.
Date of creation2020-02-28