- Museum number
Case or quiver made of plaited cane, with design in black on natural ground; opening along its length towards one end. Handle formed of strip of cane attached above opening. Containing two nuts, two tied hanks of vegetable fibre string, and two modern cork bottle stoppers.
Height: 77.20 centimetres
Width: 25.50 centimetres
Depth: 11.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Found unnumbered in Africa collections in 1966 ("in M.R. Case, 13/10/66"). Initially added to Africa Q-Register in 1974 (no.222), where recorded as containing "darts etc." and unprovenanced. Subsequently moved to Asia collections but not accepted as Asian and returned 3/1997. Said to be possibly West African by J.M.Hudson (Ethno. staff). Added to 1979 Af1 re-registration of Q-Register items.
Remains of old British Museum brown card tag attached: "Han../ca.../Dr.." remaining inscription.
- Not on display
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Other BM number: Af1974,Q.222 (previously registered as)