Catalogue card for ETH.ANG3.52

Item

Title

Catalogue card for ETH.ANG3.52

Description

<No.>A37/52 O.N./276</No.>
<Object>Cane belt (epeteka)</Object>
<Origin>Mukanka dist.
Wila tribe.</Origin>
<Description>Made from cane with each end doubly perforated, through which thongs are tied. From the thongs hangs a cartridge snuff box covered with wedge shaped pieces of skin. The skin pierces are decorated with metal beads and buttons, also thongs with triangles of metal beads at the end.</Description>
<Notes>One string of red and white beads and one safety pin. Crosshatched design on cane. ♀'s.</Notes>
<p>TR 2</p>

Publisher

Making African Connections

Format

Catalogue card

Identifier

MAC_PCM_ETH.ANG3.52

Source

The Powell-Cotton Museum

Rights

© The Powell-Cotton Trust