E0154: Zulu- Leather Pouch


Classification Category:
3:Personal Artifacts ➞ Personal Gear
animal ➔ hide/skin ➔ leather
colorant ➔ pigment
11.5 cm L
5.5 cm W
Provenance of Object:
This object was held in the museum that Luther College started in 1877. This museum eventually grew into the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, and following this, non-Norwegian American ethnographic objects were returned to Luther and accessioned into the college’s Anthropology Collection. Without additional documentation, was likely obtained by the Luther College Museum (later the Norwegian-American Museum) between the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Ethnic Group:
African ➞ Zulu
Source Locality:
Natal, South Africa
Hard leather rectangular case with soft leather rectangular pouch inside.
Related Collections
Accession: 1996.ETHN62, 1/1/96 Donated by: Unknown (1996.ETHN62)