Gourd covered with black leather and suspended fro

Made:
1880-1920

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Gourd covered with black leather and suspended from leather thong, medicine man's equipment, Africa (West), 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A174909
Materials:
feathers and gourd, leather
type:
rattle
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • sound device
  • idiophone
  • struck idiophone
credit:
Sotheby's