Ear pendant consisting of 2 narrow pieces of serra

Made:
1851-1920 in Uganda

Ear pendant consisting of 2 narrow pieces of serrated bone linked by steel fring which also forms tassel base, pendant mounted on cardboard head, made by Acholi, northern Uganda, East Africa, 1851-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A211210
Materials:
bone, display mount, cardboard, display mount, wood, steel
type:
earring
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
  • ear ornament
credit:
Glendining
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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