About this object

Pouch-like net bag attached to an armband of similar netting. Bag contains pad of raffia fibers and is completely covered with raffia fiber fringing from the armband attachment. Twisted fiber cord with blue glass bead attached to one side.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Possibly Bakongo; Vili
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Central Africa: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Date made
    1883 before
  • Materials
    Vegetal
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of J. G. C. Harrison, 1883
  • Collector
    J G C Harrison
  • Place collected
    Africa: Central Africa: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Date collected
    1883 before
  • Measurements
    520 mm x 225 mm x 85 mm
  • Note
    STOCKBOOK: 1, Game Bag, made of plaited grass containing grass from which the bags are made. The bag is carried high up on the arm - near the shoulder - which is very convenient, allowing free use of the arms whilst going through the bush. Sette Cama. Presented by J. G. C Harrison, W. Africa.
  • Related people
    J G C Harrison (Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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