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Late 19th Century – early 20th Century
Size: 93 cm long – 36½ ins long (circumference)
Although the use of other materials is increasing in Africa many remote societies still use the calabash in daily life, and in general calabashes that are used for practical purposes such as the storage of liquids or as containers when traveling through the bush are not decorated, and those with ceremonial and symbolic functions often are.