Snail shell used as a toy cow; brown in colour with streaks of a lighter shade.

Item

Title

Snail shell used as a toy cow; brown in colour with streaks of a lighter shade.

Creator

Creator Unrecorded

Subject

Toy
Toy & Game

Description

Brown streaked, pointed shell. Used by children to represent cows. According to previous cataloguing information and further research, these would have been used by children to represent cows, as they made mooing sounds when playing with them. [FHM25/09/2019]

Publisher

Making African Connections

Date

c.1930

Type

PhysicalObject

Format

Shell
Dried
L = 70mm

Identifier

ETH.ANG2.1342
A36/1342

Space/Place

Africa
Angola
Kaingonna village. 30km from Quipungo towards Capelongo.
[HFD 22/07/2021]

Rights

© The Powell-Cotton Trust