Medicine man's cotton outfit belonging to a member

Made:
1880-1920

Medicine man's cotton outfit belonging to a member of a secret society, combination garment surmounted by carved wooden head, neck adorned with red scarf, bells, beads etc, Southern Nigerian, 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A657336
Materials:
beads, glass, bells, brass, cloth and head, wood
type:
medicine man equipment
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Gunn, G.L.