'Merman', Javanese or Dutch, 1801-1900

Made:
1801-1900 in Netherlands and Japan
maker:
Javanese people

Dried merman, possibly Dutch or Japanese, possibly a Javanese ritual figure, possibly 1801-1900.

Dried merman, possibly a Javanese ritual figure, although originally provenenced as either Dutch or Japanese, probably 19th century

Details

Category:
Veterinary Medicine
Object Number:
A104048
Materials:
animal claw - talons, animal fur, animal tissue - remains, animal tooth, fish bone, fish scale, fish skin, paper (fibre product)
type:
human remains
credit:
Wellcome Trust
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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