MSSU African Art Exibit : The MSSU African Art collection features a variety of authentic works of art from various tribes located throughout Central Africa. The objects in the collection range from mundane day to day grooming tools to ritualistic masks and statues.
Hausa Priest's Divination Gown
Object Name:
Shirt, Hunter
Other Name:
Hunter's Shirt
Place of Origin:
Nigeria, Africa
Aboriginal Indigenous Art.
H = 28"
W = 42"
D = 6"

Some research needed.

Diviners ascertain their interpretations of how a querent should proceed by reading signs, events, or omens, or through alleged contact with a supernatural agency. This provides visions into past events and recommendations for future actions.

Yellow ocher cloth coat containing skulls, bones, teeth and rectangular fetish symbols or medallions sewn on pull—over coat. Worn by witchdoctor.
Finley Collection
Cloth W/Bone, Metal, Hide and Skulls
Ritually Used
Weaving / Hide Working
Art Department, Missouri Southern State University
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