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

Made:
1880-1920 in Nigeria
maker:
Hausa people

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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 and wood
type:
amulet case
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
credit:
Sothebys