armlet (arm ornament)

One of four armlets of plaited cane. Cylindrical cone shape (narrower at one end). Made of twilled plain narrow cane, of double thickness at both open ends as reinforcement, and with an additional plaited band on the outside at the narrow end. Two lengths of cane dyed green and one in between of a darker brown are used in the twill work to create a lozenge pattern. Two lines of these strips have faded on one side, but the pattern is still visible and very clear elsewhere.

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