Medicine-man's wand, made of carved wood with hand

Made:
1871-1920

Medicine-man's wand, made of carved wood with handle and decorated shaft covered with red cloth bows, broken, mirror missing, from Nias Island, Sumatra, 1871-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A161090
Materials:
cloth, fibre, wood
type:
wands folk medicine (shamanism), folk medicine (shamanism), wands
credit:
Sothebys
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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