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wand or fly whisk?
  • Ndebele peoples
  • wand or fly whisk?, late 1800s–1908
  • Where object was made: Union of South Africa (present-day South Africa)
  • hide
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 69 x 5.5 x 7 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 27 1/8 x 2 1/8 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5942
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Description

Tail from an animal. The skin portion is rolled inside out, so the black and white fur is on the inside. Long tassel of dark hair at end.

Intended to be used in ceremonial dances.