From: Zaire | Belgian Congo | Aruwimi District

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF1145B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Balolo (Bantu culture)
Provenience Zaire | Belgian Congo | Aruwimi District
Section African
Materials Hide | Iron | Copper

Sheath is made of hide which is stitched together over a wooden frame; top and bottom of sheath is wrapped in copper wire; copper wire is threaded through the hide on one side (the same side) of both the top and bottom; a strap made of hide is attached to the sheath on one side of the sheath; both ends of the strap are attached in the middle area.

Length 52 cm
Width 13.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number 629 - Other Number

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