Umncedo; Penis Cover

Item

Title

Umncedo; Penis Cover

Creator

Unrecorded

Description

Small dome shaped cap with stripes of alternating light and dark brown plant fibre covering, topped with a woven section of white string. It is worn to cover the end of the penis.

Publisher

Making African Connections

Date

Pre 1906

Type

PhysicalObject

Format

Whole: 50 mm x 45 mm

Identifier

R705/25

Source

Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Donated to Brighton Museum by Miss Faith Standing of 99 Edith Road, West Kensington, London in 1906.
Faith Standing
Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa
Pre 1906

Coverage

Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa
Cultural Group: Zulu

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International