Gourd container with fibre stopper, containing a r

Made:
1860-1900 in Kenya
maker:
Akikuya people

Gourd container with fibre stopper, containing a red powder, part of medicine man's equipment, Akikuya tribe, Kenya, 1860-1900

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A657251
Materials:
fibre, gourd
type:
container
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
credit:
Leakey, Louis Seymour Bazett
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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