FMNH 257276.B

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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History - Ethnology | 22-27 | Provenience: Africa, N. Nigeria, Bornu Province | People or Culture: Kanuri | Object: Gun and holster. | Material: Leather, brass, wood, steel | Description: A- steel barrel, flint lock, wooden handle with brass trim on end. B- brown leather holster with stamped geometric design on body and design of four dots on flap. 2 leather handles protrude from wach side of flap, tied together with black and white cord. Acc. Coll.: Made by man about 1920-30 from European barrel cocks and probably wooden handle, local trigger and brass trim. European gun imports common for 300 years. Used (over) | Dimensions: (in cm.) A- length- 28.3, height- 3.1, width- 3.3; B- length- 29.1, width- 11.0. | Collection: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Cohen, May 15, 1972. [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 257276 A-B | Field No. | Neg. No. A56 | Acc. 3185 [BACK] (continued from front)- by aristocrats. Collected between 1955 and 1957. [2 PHOTOGRAPHS]
Catalog Number: 257276.B
Description: holster for gun
Materials: leather, cord
Cultural Attribution: Kanuri
Accession Number: [3185] Cohen, Ronald and Mrs. (Gift)
Accession Year:
Collector/Source: Cohen, Ronald and Mrs., Cohen, Ronald and Mrs.
EMu IRN: 1395642
GUID: b594524c-5199-49e8-bb8d-2c7fd2d87308

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