Medicine man's woven fibre bag, gourd container at

Made:
1880-1920

Medicine man's woven fibre bag, gourd container attached to top, upper half covered in reptile skin, woven fibre and hide strap, Lower Congo, 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A160545
Materials:
fibre, gourd, hide, pearl, shape with buttons, skin, reptile
type:
medicine pouch
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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