Steel tweezers used by Medicine Man, v-shaped, spa

Made:
1871-1920 in Nigeria
maker:
Yoruba people

Steel tweezers used by Medicine Man, v-shaped, spatulate grips, attached to steel chain of fine wire links, steel chain of fine wire links, Yoruba in or Ibo tribes, Southern Nigerian, 1871-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A301738
type:
tweezers domestic ware (general), folk medicine (shamanism), domestic ware (general), folk medicine (shamanism), tweezers
credit:
Church Missionary Society
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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