Woven fibre medicine man's bag containing cloth

Made:
1871-1920

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Woven fibre medicine man's bag containing cloth, stones, pieces of wood etc., larger amulets attached to bag including reptile and monkey's claws, wooden pegs, horns, container, shells etc., African, 1871-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A658204
Materials:
claw (lizard), claw (monkey), fibre, horn, shell and wood
type:
medicine man equipment
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment