About this object

History of use

Container used for storing goat butterfat. This butterfat is eaten, used to finish wood, used for anointing women's bodies for weddings and special occasions and for women to dress their hair along with fire ash.

Cultural context

storage; tourist trade

Physical description

Cylindrical container with zebra fur, and skin covering which is tightly secured with wound zebra leather from end to end. Leather braided, and tied tightly to end. Whole container curves slightly.