Healer's bag, Africa, 1880-1930

Medicine man's bag, Africa, 1880-1930.
A bag probably made from monkey-skin, used by healers in Africa. Clothes and accessories such as this bag are important to identify healers and show their high status in the community.
 
Currently on display in:
The Science and Art of Medicine
Year made :
1880-1930
Inventory number :
A157939