Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Shona maker
  • pouch, late 1800s–1908
  • Where object was made: Union of South Africa (present-day South Africa)
  • leather, metal
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 28.5 x 25.5 x 6.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 11 1/4 x 10 1/16 x 2 1/2 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5939

Long, very narrow rectangular pouch. The opening appears to be on the long axis of the rectangle. Narrow strip of leather at one end and a short strip on other end with a metal buckle. The pouch is currently closed, though the buckle is not fastened. Brown.