Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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wooden bell
  • Kenya
  • wooden bell, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Kenya
  • wood, rope, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 13 x 16 x 9.5 cm height without rope
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 1/8 x 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 in height without rope
  • Gift of Dr. Curt Von Wedel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2916

The clam shaped wooden bell has two small dowels for clappers. The bell is mottled brown with a prominent grain. Rope is strung through the closed end of the bell and knotted.