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Ju ju figure made of string and wire coils, with hair inside. There is a central section with four arms coming off, with two coils of wire suspended between two of the arms.

label: brown luggage tag with black type

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mask (dance & live theatre); figure (ritual & belief: representations)
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Anthropology

1 item (description level: whole)
Additional names, titles, or classifications
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  mask (dance & live theatre)
object name:  figure (ritual & belief: representations)

Place
Africa
Additional place information
made or collected:  Africa 

Materials & techniques
string; wire; human hair
Additional material & technique information
material: human hair (internal)
material: string (overall)
material: wire (springs)
Measurements
overall: 330 x 190 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 330 x 190 mm

Provenance
previous owner:  Knightsbridge Antiques  1949-01-13


Related places
represents: Algeria
Related subjects
object name: figures (ritual & belief: representations)
material: human hair
object name (Horniman Ethno.): masks (dance & live theatre)
material: string
string (fiber product)
material: wire
wire

Record created 1999-06-21 by PAUL
Record last updated 2014-06-06 by RSHEPHERD