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Medium:
Silver alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2.3 x 2.2 x 3.6 cm (7/8 x 7/8 x 1 7/16 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Senegal
Description:
White metal or silver alloy ring in the shape of a diamond composed of several rosettes nested in wire circles soldered together and attached to a band of twisted wire and overlapping circles of wire.
Provenance:
Marian Johnson, purchased in Dakar, Senegal, 1963-late 20th century to 2012
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Female use  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Marian Ashby Johnson
Object number:
2012-18-131
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2012-18-131