Wooden disc, with concave upper and lower surfaces

Made:
1880-1910 in Kenya

Wooden disc, with concave upper and lower surfaces, one of which is covered in zinc, worn by married women, Wakambe, Kenya, 1880-1910

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A19111
Materials:
wood, zinc
type:
lip plugs costume (personal accessories), ethnography (african), costume (personal accessories), ethnography (african), lip plugs
credit:
Knight, Frank and Rutley
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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