Medicine man's effigy or doll, large grass figure

Made:
1890-1910

Medicine man's effigy or doll, large grass figure in woven fibre costume, leather face, used in rituals, on oblong stone base, Northern Rhodesia, 1890-1910

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A9935
Materials:
base, stone, cloth, fibre, leather, straw and wood
type:
effigy
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
  • funerary sculpture