Senofu Heddle Pulley

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Heddle Pulley. Senufo People. Ivory Coast.

Carved Wood.
6” tall x 2” wide x 2” deep

In use on a narrow strip loom, this pulley was both functional and aesthetic. It eased the movements of the heddles in separating the warp
threads to allow the shuttle carrying the weft thread to pass through. The pulley also called attention to the skills of the sculptor who carved it,
advertising his availability to undertake commissions to carve other figurative art, such as masks or shrine figures.

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