Power bundle

Description
One strip holds a rattle (a pod containing beans). This may be a protective charm to ensure safety in childbirth. Collected before 1889.
Accession Loan No.
9/1889/40
Collection Class
Religion and magic
Common Name
power bundle
Simple Name
power bundle
Full Name
power bundle
Dimensions
whole length 525 mm; whole W 280 mm
Cultural Group
Bakongo
Production Town
Loango
Production County
Lower Congo River
Production Country
Angola
Production Area Region
Central Africa
Production Continent
Africa
Family Group

Material
cloth; horn; seed pod
Function Name
religion
Collection Area Region
CENT
Collection Continent
Africa

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