Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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coiled bracelet
  • Africa
  • coiled bracelet, early 1900s
  • brass, metal
  • Object Length/Diameter: 15.5 x 11 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 6 1/8 x 4 5/16 in
  • Gift of Dr. Curt Von Wedel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2975

The long coiled bracelet of flattened brass wire narrows about 1/4 of the length, then flares to a larger circumference. The last two coils of the widest end are wrapped with a silvertone wire or a coppertone wire. There is a segment of wire near the middle that is wrapped with a silvertone metal.