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112.13 Vessel rattles

Arm ornament incorporating three pellet bells

A bronze bracelet worn for dancing. The bracelet is a thick bar of metal with outwardly curving ends, and three integral pellet bells. The bells are split spheres with spiral designs, each with one pellet enclosed.

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