From: West Africa

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 79-18-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ashanti
Provenience West Africa
Section African
Materials Gold
Iconography Crocodile

Miniature gold soul washer badge. Circular with tubular rod down the center for attachment, over which a splayed crocodile is cast. The threadwork in concentric circles on the disc with a rolled slightly raised border, a single line with two arrow shapes at either end tranverses both obverse and reverse, no other decoration on reverse, the center tube hollow for attachment.

Height 7.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Bull, 1979

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