Waist band made of cane with cross hatching, glass beadwork and metal decor.

Item

Title

Waist band made of cane with cross hatching, glass beadwork and metal decor.

Creator

Creator Unrecorded

Subject

Waist Ornament
Ornament

Description

Crosshatched waist band made with 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 animal skin. The skin pieces are decorated with metal beads and buttons also thongs with triangles of metal beads at the end. One string of red and white beads and one safety pin. Worn by a woman. [FHM27/06/2019]

Publisher

Making African Connections

Date

c.1930

Type

PhysicalObject

Format

Cane; Plant
Tied

Identifier

ETH.ANG3.52
A37/52

Source

The Powell-Cotton Museum
Antoinette and Diana Powell-Cotton
1937

Coverage

Huila [province]
Angola
Africa
Cultural Group: Mwila

Rights

© The Powell-Cotton Trust