Object Record

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Collection African Art Collection
Object Name Pouch
Other Name African Pouch
Catalog Number 1976.1.12
Accession Number 1976.1
Description Asante or Baule Cosmetic/Money pouch. Used by men and women. Bronze pouch with 4 incised circular designs on face. 18 leather (hanging) straps mounted on sides with 9 having bronze rings and 5 with bells. Has lid held down by two brass loops at top. Loops have white piece of string tied between them.
People Asante
Baule Tribe
Subjects Africa--Social life and customs.
Africa.
Baule
Bells
Cosmetics & soap
Cote d' Ivoire
Ghana
Ivory Coast
Money