armlet (arm ornament)

An armlet made of plant fibre, brass and beads. The armlet is thick and has 6 lengths of plant fibre running across it. Red, blue, green and white beads have been woven into the plant fibre. At either ends of the armlet are smooth brass points, one side of which has small blue beaded loops attached, presumably for fastening.

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