Two red leather amulet cases, rectangular and cyli

Made:
1890-1920 in Sudan
maker:
Hausa people

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Two red leather amulet cases, rectangular and cylindrical, both with green leather ends and fenestrated, long girdle of twisted leather strands attached, Hausa tribe, Western Sudan, Africa, 1890-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A123114
Materials:
cloth, leather
type:
amulet case
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
credit:
Glendining

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