Wooden ear lobe distender, ring shaped with bead d

Made:
1871-1910 in Africa

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Wooden ear lobe distender, ring shaped with bead decoration and chain pendants, Masai, East Africa, 1871-1910

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A19112
Materials:
beads, glass, iron and wood
type:
ear-distender
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
  • ear ornament