knife sheath (sheath (weapons: accessories))

Knife sheath on a detachable belt from Nigeria. The sheath has a structure of wood and the outer surface is covered with dark leather at the top, a section of light-coloured hide in the middle and the tip is covered in snake skin. The leather section has a loop for the belt. There is also plaited straw decoration and binding.The belt has a long, central section of plaited, cotton strips that are beige in colour. At the ends are dark leather section with the iron buckle on one end and the other has five holes.
Labelled: "King of Beri's scabbard".


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