Ceremonial. An antelope's tail in a basketwork handle decorated with vertical bands of red and white glass trade beads,and the top of handle is decorated with vertical rows of cowrie shells. Such whisks are carried by chiefs and spokesmen or orators. Hair bursh, handle ornamented with cowries and red and white glass beads.
Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
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