Tobacco coil used as currency

Made:
1880-1920 in Democratic Republic of Congo

Tobacco coil bound with thin cane strip, damaged, in three sections, used as currency, Bushango tribe, Belgian Congo, 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Smoking
Object Number:
A28523
Materials:
cane, complete, tobacco
Measurements:
estimated: 210 mm,
type:
money
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • exchange medium

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