Catalogue card for ETH.ANG2.970A

Item

Title

Catalogue card for ETH.ANG2.970A

Description

<No.>A36/970a O.N.2570</No.>
<Object>Onjeva belt</Object>
<Origin>Dombondola region
Dombondola people</Origin>
<Description>Hip belt made from numerous strings of ostrich eggshell discs (white) secured together. The beads are small and of even size. Threaded onto fine fibre string.
At the back the beads are sewn together in a roll, the strings cascade down the front. Worn by a young girll.
Circ:45cm</Description>

Publisher

Making African Connections

Format

Catalogue Card

Identifier

PCM_ICGD_ETH.ANG2.970A

Source

The Powell-Cotton Museum

Rights

© The Powell-Cotton Trust