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Figure, Animal, D88.182

Physical Description

Small badger shaped animal. Rawhide, formed around mud to give shape of animal. Black and tan 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 badger shaped animal. Rawhide, formed around mud to give shape of animal. Black and tan stripes of goat(?)hair glued to surface for features, e.g. eyes, tail, etc. Interior likely stuffed with dirt/dried mud. ? Length from tip of tail to tip of nose = approx. 183mm. Height from belly to back = approx. 22.7mm. —Joel A Vanderburg

Provenance

Donated
Locality

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 35 x 34 x 190mm

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