infant carrier

Cradle. Cane, bark and dried leaves, carrying yoke attached, plaited straw sling, hide flaps (10 1/2 x 27 1/2 x 11 3/4).

‘Wellcome’ catalogue card information found in archives of the Department of Africa, Oceania and The Americas at The British Museum on 5 October 2016 by Alison South. Scanned copy of card in ‘Wellcome’ section of the Horniman Historical files Accessions No. (Stores) 109, 873 Classification M Group Section CHS Initials in top right hand corner H.M.M. Description of object CRADLE Cane, bark and dried leaves, with wood carrying yoke attached by plaited straw sling, with hide flap. 10 ½� X 27 ½� X 11 ¾�. Native. Bought of St. 554/19 & 19/viii/31. (Mr. Webb). Value £5.0.0. At present To HRD 27 iv 39 Case No. 3168 (diagonally crossed through) To be placed K.

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