Ear lobe distender in the form of a cane tube

Made:
1871-1915
SMG00167643

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Ear lobe distender in the form of a cane tube, with triangular brass pendant and glass beads suspended, Essequibo River, British Guinana, 1871-1915

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A669592
Materials:
beads, glass, brass and cane
type:
ear-distender
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
  • ear ornament