String of Cowry Shells
Unidentified Baganda maker
late 19th-early 20th century
String and cowries
Overall: 39 in. (99 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase
Place Made: Uganda, Eastern Africa, Africa
Not on view
Collected by Reverand R.H.(Harry) Leakey (1868-1940), Missionary with the Church Mission Society in Kenya, late 19th-early 20th century; given to the Museum and Art Gallery, Reading, England, date unknown; sold to present collection, 1939.
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