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Pieces detached form carrying basket, decorated with boar's tusks and three small carved wooden heads. Became detached during World Galley redisplay.


component; carrier (land transport: human powered)

1 item (description level: accessory)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  component; carrier (land transport: human powered)

Naga Hills, Nagaland, India, South Asia, Asia
Additional place information
made or collected:  Naga Hills 
Additional culture information
maker or user:  Naga 

Materials & techniques
plant fibre
Additional material & technique information
material: wool (overall)
material: wood (overall)
material: plant fibre (overall)
material: beads (overall)

donor:  Davidson, Ranald., Mrs  Undefined - 1917

Related objects
part of carrier (land transport: human powered) (17.7)
Related people
Davidson, Ranald., Mrs
Related subjects
maker or user: Naga
object name: carriers (land transport: human powered)
object name: components

Record created 2018-05-10 by RWEST
Record last updated 2018-05-16 by RWEST

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