University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF1766
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:831 - Other Number

Description

Leather fringed pouch. Worn like the Scotch sporran. Rim is decorated with a braided sewn fiber. Front of piece is ornamented with raised marks. A strip of leather is found in the center of piece and wraps entirely around it. Bottom of pouch dips in center.

Similiar to AF1004, AF1005


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