Photograph of barkin (bar-kin; traditional Somali headrest)

Barkin (bar-kin; traditional Somali headrest)

Barkin (bar-kin; traditional Somali headrest). Photograph by Nikki Tundel, 2016.

Fandal/qaado (fan-dal/kaa-dow; traditional Somali hand-carved spoon)

Fandal/qaado (fan-dal/kaa-dow; traditional Somali hand-carved spoon). Photograph by Nikki Tundel, 2016.

Photograph of qulux (koo-loo-x; quiver/arrow holder).

Qulux (koo-loo-x; quiver/arrow holder)

Qulux (koo-loo-x, with a fricative ‘x’; quiver/arrow holder). Photograph by Nikki Tundel, 2016.

Photograph of dhiil gori ah (dee-l ɡəʊ-ri ɑh or dee-l go-ri ah; wooden milk container)

Dhiil gori ah (dee-l ɡəʊ-ri ɑh or dee-l go-ri ah; wooden milk container)

Dhiil gori ah (dee-l ɡəʊ-ri ɑh or dee-l go-ri ah; wooden milk container). Photograph by Nikki Tundel, 2016.

Photograph of a dhiil qaba ah (dee-l ka-ba ɑh; woven milk vessel)

Dhiil qaba ah (dee-l ka-ba ɑh; woven milk vessel)

Dhiil qaba ah (dee-l ka-ba ɑh; woven milk vessel). Photograph by Nikki Tundel, 2016.

Subeeciyad (sue-bay-see-yad; traditional Somali female dress)

Subeeciyad (sue-bay-see-yad; traditional Somali female dress worn at festive occasions). Photograph by Nikki Tundel, 2016.

Dhiil (dee-l; decorative container)

Dhiil (dee-l), a decorative container usually displayed within a traditional Somali aqal (ah-kal; house). Photograph by Nikki Tundel, 2016.

Photograph of ubo (ʌbʊ or oobo; water container)

Ubo (ʌbʊ or oobo; water container)

Ubo (ʌbʊ or oobo; water container). Photograph by Nikki Tundel, 2016.

Photograph of kabad (kbæd or ka-bad; hand-woven mat/wall decoration)

Kabad (kbæd or ka-bad; hand-woven mat/wall decoration)

Kabad (kbæd or ka-bad; hand-woven mat and wall decoration). Weaving by hand is a traditional Somali skill. Photograph by Nikki Tundel, 2016.

Kabad (kbæd or ka-bad; hand-woven mats/wall decorations)

Kabad (kbæd or ka-bad; hand-woven mats/wall decorations). Weaving by hand is a traditional Somali skill. Photograph by Nikki Tundel, 2016.

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