Plaited rattle armlet with tortoise shell attached

Made:
1871-1931

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Plaited rattle armlet with tortoise shell attached, made by the Acoli and worn at the dance "oling" by men, Ugandan, mid 19th to early 20th centuries

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A301600
Materials:
brass, iron, leather, ? material and tortoiseshell
type:
amulet
taxonomy: