Iron ear distender, cylindrical, made from coiled

Made:
1880-1925 in Tanzania

Iron ear distender, cylindrical, made from coiled spring, Kaguru, Tanganyika, 1880-1925 (Sir Henry William Peek Collection).

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Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A194228
type:
ear-distender
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
  • ear ornament
credit:
Glendining
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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