Roughly woven, tan cloth bag with pale blue (silk?) cloth lining. Blue ribbon drawstring with bone-colored eyelets and cowrie-shell stops sewn on ends.;Most likely made in the Kasai region of Congo. Identified by Raymond Silverman, Professor of History, Department of the History of Art, University of Michigan--Ann Arbor; tel: 734.615.9847.;Richard B. Crowe donated several items from Egypt, Africa, and South America as part of Accession 4821. They were supposedly collected by a Dr. Robert B. Myers, a Baptist minister, in 1909. He is said to have traveled "1000 miles up the Congo -- 800 up Niger River". It is possible that Niger is a misunderstanding or mistake for "Nile."