Amulet cases of leather, hide and cloth bound to wooden spike

Made:
1880-1920 in Nigeria
maker:
Hausa people

Amulet cases of leather, hide and cloth bound to wooden spike with plaited leather handle, Hausa tribe, Nigeria, 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A160606
Materials:
cloth, hair, hide, leather, wood
type:
amulet case
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
credit:
Sothebys

Cite this page

Rights

We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.


Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero


Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data

Download

Download catalogue entry as json

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.