University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF1004
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bankutu
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Leather
Plant Fiber
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:832 - Other Number

Description

Brown leather, man's fringed pouch. Front of pouch is decorated with a raised dotted design. Outlining of the rim of puch is a braided piece of plant fiber sewn through material. There is a small loop that sits verticall off piece. The bottom end of pouch is decorated with leather fringe.

Worn on the belt like a Highlander's sporran.


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