- Museum number
Waist-band, belt or armour (?) made of coconut fibre (coir) cord, human hair and wood. Coir ribs attached to wooden struts at either end, horizontal ribs are covered with vertical strands of two-ply twisted coir cord. Decoration of vertical bands of two-ply twisted human hair cord, regularly spaced.
- Production date
- 19thC(late)-20thC(early) (likely)
Length: 21.50 centimetres (strut)
Width: 83 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- The four pieces of coconut fibre armour included in registration number Oc1972,Q.100.a-d may not be from the same collection, or same year. The two gauntlets may not be a pair as they are of different construction.
- Not on display
- Acquisition notes
- Acquisition details unknown.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Other BM number: N.N.? (Previous number)