Bag - ROM2014_14051_2

ROM2014_14051_2

Bag

Maker: Andi Ouhoulou, Tuareg
Medium:Goat leather, pigment, thread, brass
Geography: Niger
Date: Fall 2004
Dimensions:
5.1 x 135 x 63 cm
Object number: 2012.62.53
Credit Line: This acquisition was made possible with the generous support of the Louise Hawley Stone Charitable Trust Fund
Not on view
DescriptionAmong the Tuareg, great value and prestige are attached to leather bags. This bag is a storage bag, used to put clothing and belongings in when moving, especially in nomadic families.  This bag tends to be used by women to store and transport their belongings.  They would be hung on the sides of camels. 
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