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Sheath

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Object Number:42-30-545B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Baluba
Provenience: Zaire
Section:African
Materials:Leather
Wood
Snakeskin
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:381 - Other Number

Description

Wooden sheath, wide at end, covered with snake skin and ornamented with brass-headed tacks. Metal loops over top partly covered with snake skin. Long fibre rope carrying loop.

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