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Cosmetic Case

Object Number:AF2827
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Herero
Provenience: Southwest Africa
Namibia
Section:African
Materials:Turtle Shell
Iron
Glass
Length: 8.3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1913
Other Number:313 - Other Number

Description

Small tortoise carapace, with a fringe of cords and small iron and red glass beads, forming bands.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Sex: A History in 30 Objects (17 Oct 2015 - 31 Jul 2016) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Curnow, Kathy. 2014. At Home In Africa: Design, Beauty and Pleasing Irregularity in Domestic Settings.. Cleveland. The Galleries at Cleveland State University. pg. 286 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 56/Fig. 4-4View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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