Witch doctor's amulet composed of tuft of hyena ha

Made:
1890-1932 in South Africa

Witch doctor's amulet composed of tuft of hyena hair on leather thong with small red bag attached, decayed, Kaffir, South African, 1890-1932

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A657948
Materials:
cloth, bag, hair, hyena, leather, thong and straw
type:
amulet
taxonomy:
credit:
Sotheby's