Medicine man's plaited string bag with sling mount

Made:
1870-1920

Medicine man's plaited string bag with sling mounted on a rectangular display board containing two carved wooden birds, Cameroon, African, 1870-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A657376
Materials:
beaks, bird skull, bone, brass, skin, string, wood
type:
medicine man equipment
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Gunn, G.L.
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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