Girdle made up of triple row of buttons secured to

Made:
1900-1930

Girdle made up of triple row of buttons secured together with finely woven cord fibre pendant sewn with buttons tied to girdle, worn by young girls at initiation, Southern Nigeria, 1900-1930

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A655923
Materials:
card, glass, buttons
type:
girdle - belt
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
credit:
Jeffreys, M.D.W.
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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