Belt

Description
A Kikuyu beaded leather belt that was said to have been re-used by boy scouts. Kenya’s first prime minister and later president Jomo Kenyatta, took the Kikuyu word and adopted it as his surname.
Accession Loan No.
10/2010/9
Simple Name
belt
Full Name
belt (kenyatta)
Common Name
belt
Production Country
Kenya
Material
glass ; organic fibre; iron; animal hide
Collection Class
Clothing and accessories
Production Area Region
East Africa
Production Continent
Africa
Production Year High
1973
Cultural Group
Kikuyu
Family Group

Function Name
adornment
Function Detail
Belt buckle has ‘Made in Japan’ stamped into it
Dimensions
whole length 700 mm; whole width 45 mm; whole width 28 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:46:07
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:43:09

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