From: Senegal

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 2003-72-401
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Senegal
Section African
Materials Leather | Cloth
Technique Tanned | Stained | Appliqued | Sewn | Painted | Embroidered

A long harness trimming consisting of four pieces of leather sewn together with a rounded wide tab attached on either end to which narrow looped straps are sewn; a blue cotton cloth covers the front attached by a leather binding on three sides; the fourth side is finsihed with a leather fringe; the cloth is decorated with large square cut appliques of white and dark brown leather with triangular cut outs; there are two long white decorated strips alonf each side; the back is undecorated.

Length 174 cm
Width 30 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1900.1.237 - Other Number

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