Reproduction of a Walking Staff
|Artifact Identification||Reproduction of a Walking Staff (1971.13.0041)|
|Period/Date||Colonial, 20th century|
|Dimension 1 (Length)||89.5 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Width)||5.8 cm|
|Dimension 3 (Depth)||5.2 cm|
|Manufacturing Processes||Carved, Staining|
|Munsell Color Information||Black (N 2.5) -ns|
SYMBOLS OF POWER: Whether a person is king of a nation, the chief of a village, or the head of a household, symbols of power testify to their authority. (2) Walking sticks could be given to emissaries of the leader as a symbol that they were on official business. Mandingo. 71.13.41.
Can't remember title, may be African Furniture and may be by Roy Sieber, but not certain.
|Reproduction Information||See scholarly remarks.|