NIGERIA West Africa Weapons & Ornaments; ceinture aggry beads Mandinka 1900
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NIGERIA. West Africa. Weapons & Ornaments; ceinture aggry beads Mandinka 1900

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CAPTION PRINTED BELOW PICTURE: 'Weapons and Ornaments, Nigeria - Beginning at the top and reading from left to right are seen a ceinture of imitation aggry beads worn by women, an ornamental haversack of antelope-skin and dressed goat-skin, a sword, the handle being of Ashanti pattern; a fly whisk, a Hausa-made purse of goat-skin, with a pattern of crocodile or lizard in stitches of leather; a wooden doll worn by a barren woman to indicate that others than her husband may cause her to realize her desire; a powder-flask of a horn covered with leather, a knife, a ceinture of beads, a sword, probably of Mandingo manufacture, and talismans of words and figures from the Koran enclosed in leather cases'

DATE PRINTED: 1900    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 20.5 x 15.5cm, 8 x 6 inches (Medium)

TYPE: Antique photographic book illustration

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: The image shown may have been taken from a different example of this print than that which is offered for sale. The print you will receive is in good condition but there may be minor variations in the condition from that shown in the image. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There are images and/or text printed on the reverse side of the picture. In some cases this may be visible on the picture itself (please check the scan prior to your purchase) or around the margin of the picture


PROVENANCE: "Customs of the World"; Edited by Walter Hutchinson, With an introduction by A.C. Haddon, Published by Hutchinson & Co., London


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