Brown earthenware foot scraper

Made:
1880-1925
maker:
Unknown

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Brown earthenware foot scraper, or "taktakah", handle in the form of a bird, rasp-like scraper underneath base, Sudanese, 1880-1925

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Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A75008
type:
foot scraper - body rasp
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust

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