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Figure, Animal, D88.181

Physical Description

Small hare shaped animal. Rawhide, formed around mud to give shape of animal. Black,tan, and white stripes of goat(?)hair glued to surface for features, e.g. eyes, tail, etc. Interior likely stuffed with dirt/dried mud.

Research Notes

Consistent with original description as from Nigeria. Animal skin/hair (goat/sheep(?). Inside likely filled with dirt/dried mud Toy, tourist trade. Small hare shaped animal. Rawhide, formed around mud to give shape of animal. Black,tan, and white stripes of goat(?)hair glued to surface for features, e.g. eyes, tail, etc. Interior likely stuffed with dirt/dried mud. Height from base of front foot to top of ear = approx. 75mm. Length from base of tail to tip of nose = approx. 70.6mm. —Joel A Vanderburg

Provenance

Donated
Locality

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 73 x 35 x 70mm

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