Wooden ear distender, circular, with large central

Made:
1880-1920

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Wooden ear distender, circular, with large central hole and long fringe of small iron chain links, East African, 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A13997
Materials:
iron, wood
type:
ear-distender, ethnography (african)
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
  • ear ornament
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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