From: Zaire | Belgian Congo | Katanga Province

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF1219
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Baluba
Provenience Zaire | Belgian Congo | Katanga Province
Section African
Materials Wood | Leather | Hair

Wooden handle with curved end. Half of handle is covered with an antelope's tail sewn tightly onto handle. First half of tail is light brown in color, second half of tail is of porous bone with black coarse hair. There are holes on either side of the sewn piece. Possibly these holes where made in order for thehide to stretch around main body of whisk.

Length 35 cm
Width 9.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number 1192 - Other Number

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