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Woman's apron (with chain) made of iron, leather.
Height: 50 centimetres
Width: 43.80 centimetres
Depth: 0.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- See Ethdoc 274 - list of Native Articles collected by Major Powell-Cotton in Chad Colony and Sanga Forest, 1925. This is presumably:
'Apron - of 53 chains, about 11 1/2" long, of locally smelted and wrought iron, hung from leather girdle; worn by Su, a woman of the Loie, sub tribe of the Sara M'Bai, inhabiting the country to the N.W. of the junction of theNana Baria and the Bahr Sara rivers, Chad Colony, between approximately 7.40 and 8.50 N. and 16.30 (?) [sic] and 17.40 E. ...bought from the owner at the village of Kor (Chief Dina cuda) ...'
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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