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Bracelet - 2012.90.128_1

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2012.90.128_1

Bracelet

Maker: Unidentified Tuareg artist
Medium:Ebony, silver
Geography: Niamey, Niger
Date: 2006
Dimensions:
2.8 x 8.7 cm
Object number: 2012.90.128
Credit Line: This acquisition was made possible with the generous support of the Louise Hawley Stone Charitable Trust
Not on view
DescriptionA large, thick, ebony and silver c-shaped bracelet. The bracelet is made from polished ebony, lined with silver on the inside and decorated with a silver engraved plate. There is an inscrpition in tifinar on the inside of the bracelet, likely to be the signature of the maker. Bracelets such as these would have been produced for sale on the international and tourist market.
Collection:
Global Africa
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