armlet (arm ornament)

Brass leg ring or armlet. Made of a circle of thin cane strips, two-thirds of which strung with small brass rings, the other third bound with bands of thin cane, separated in seven places by pairs of brass rings. Associated white label, [display label?] printed, reads: BRASS THREADED ON CANE DUSUN OF N.BORNEO.

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