Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Asante peoples
  • weight, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Ghana
  • brass
  • Object Length/Width: 1.5 x 1.3 cm
    Object Length/Width: 9/16 x 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H. Kenneth Palmer
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet E3
  • 2007.3391.30
Label Text

The square weight has a raised design on the consisting of four triangles with the points together. Each triangle is made of parallel lines.