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An armlet made from grass. The grass has been partially platted to create a ring, which presumably fits around the arm. The section which isn't platted acts as a tassel.


initiation adornment; armlet

1 item (description level: whole)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  initiation adornment; armlet
object name:  armlet
object name:  initiation adornment

Central Africa, Africa
Additional place information
made or collected:  Central Africa 

Materials & techniques
plant fibre; grass
Additional material & technique information
material: plant fibre (overall)
material: grass (overall)

Related subjects
object name: armlets
object name: initiation adornments

Record created 2000-01-22 by MIGRATION
Record last updated 2017-03-30 by XGVIEWS