Two earplugs, tightly coiled discs of orange paper

Made:
1880-1920

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Two earplugs, tightly coiled discs of orange paper with black felt faces decorated with silver springs and discs, Zanzibar(?), 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A657879
Materials:
alloy, felt and paper
type:
ear-distender
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
  • ear ornament