Circlet of hide decorated with small cowrie shells

Made:
1880-1920

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Circlet of hide decorated with small cowrie shells and red beads, possibly Ankole, Uganda, 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A301575
Materials:
beads, hide and shells, cowrie
type:
circlet
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume