Quiver and lid (with bow and arrows and fire-sticks); made of wood; a) quiver made of cylinder of wood with piece of leather covering one end; wrapped with sinew in six places; carrying strap of twisted leather attached under fibre at each end; b) lid made of piece of leather shaped into open-ended cylinder.
- Made in: Botswana
- Length: 41.5 centimetres (a)
- Diameter: 5 centimetres (a)
- Length: 1.5 centimetres (b)
- Diameter: 4 centimetres (b)
8 April 2010
Reason for treatment
The object is in good contition, overall slightly dusted with museum dirt.
The object was gently cleaned using a soft sable brush and the museum vaccuum cleaner with the nozzle protected not to remove unwanted particles. The surface was further cleaned using the Chemsponge/smoke sponge (vulcanized rubber molecular trap, containing a minuscule percentage of mild soap i.e. <30grm per 500kg) gently rubbed upon the surface.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EAF88964
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