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War

Fetish

Object Number:2003-56-9
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Gabon
Section:African
Materials:Cloth
Hide
Feather
Technique:Sewn
Length: 46 cm
Width: 21 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1993.X.462 - Other Number

Description

Ceremonial artifact. Pashsuin tribe? Waretish carried by medicine man. Cloth top with leather strap holding a large bundle of leather ropes, feathers and animal hide strips.

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