Cane arm splint, Ibo people, Nigeria, c. 1871-1908.

Made:
1871-1908 in Nigeria

Cane splint made from the stem of the guinea corn, forming slats bound with strips of leather, used for fractures of the forearm bones, Ibo tribe, Northern Nigeria, 1871-1908

Cane splint made from the stem of the guinea corn, forming slats bound with strips of leather, used for fractures of the forearm bones, Ibo peoples, Northern Nigeria, 1871-1908

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A652643
Materials:
cane, stem of guinea corn, leather
type:
splints splints orthopaedics (support), orthopaedics (support), splints
credit:
Comrie, M.
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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