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Figure, Animal, D88.183

Physical Description

Small camel shaped (single hump) animal. Rawhide, formed around mud to give shape of animal. Black 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 camel shaped (single hump) animal. Rawhide, formed around mud to give shape of animal. Black and white 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 nose to tip of tail = approx. 170mm. Height from tip of nose to ground = approx. 136mm. —Joel A Vanderburg

Provenance

Donated
Locality

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 145 x 140 x 31mm

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