necklace or waistband

Item

Title

necklace or waistband

Description

Ivory button and horn pendant on leather necklet. With a piece of wood that is chewed for tummy ache. A medicine charm/necklace. [Buttons shown in Africa:Art of a Continent, said to be of elephant ivory softened by burying, gifts from a groom to a bride] (Powell-Cotton Museum, 2015)

Creator

Dombondola

Publisher

Making African Connections
uniques (uniquesproject.org.uk)

Type

PhysicalObject

Identifier

ETH.ANG2.808
ON.1936.1938

Coverage

Dombondola, between Cuamato and Naulila

Rights

© The Powell-Cotton Trust

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Web scrape of the 'UNIQUES: Uncovering Ethnography in Kent and Sussex' website Dataset