Plaited leather button, globular, containing some

Made:
1880-1925 in Nigeria
maker:
Hausa people

Plaited leather button, globular, containing some form of amulet, tassels of hide strips cascading from both ends, Hausa tribe, Northern Nigeria, 1880-1925

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A658382
type:
amulet
taxonomy:
credit:
Sotheby's
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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