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Name/Title Belt- Koran Text
Object Type Accessory
Book
Classification Book/Other Documents/Documentary Artifacts/08 Communication Artifacts/Nomenclature
Department Ethnology
Brief Description The belt is made up of two fine lengths of leather, plaited in places, with a plain leather knob at one end. Attached to the belt; a leather rectangle with stitching along all four edges; a leather oval sewn together with heavy leather stitching; a leather square with a diamond and horizontal lines imprinted into the leather on one side; a small dagger-like object in a leather sheath on a length of thin leather; a stuffed leather tear-drop shaped attachement; thin plaited leather doubled over and secured by a knot at one end; a small triangular shaped piece of leather bound by pieces of leather in three places; a stuffed leather square with raised squares on one side; a larger round ball of stuffed, palited leather.
Measurements 1200mm circumference
Media/Materials Leather with small brass[?] dagger
Production Place Nigeria
Generic Origin African
Collection Ethnology
Accession Date 1972
Credit Line Collection Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession No 1972/118/59.1-10
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