Fly whisk used by men to keep flies away. It is used as an ornament by women during traditional dances and circumcision ceremonies. It is made from the tail of a bull or ox.Also decorated with small coil of red, orange and white beads.


  • Title: Fly whisk
  • Location: Kenya
  • Type: Fly whisk
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya
  • Medium: Tail
  • Photographer: Gibsphotography
  • Local Name: Obosugunia
  • Community: Gusii
  • Collection Date: 1969-06-05
  • Collected By: E.Ong'esa

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