Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cuff bracelet
  • Cameroon or Nigeria
  • cuff bracelet, late 1800s–mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Nigeria or Cameroon?
  • brass
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 x 8.5 x 9.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 3 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 3 3/4 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H. Kenneth Palmer
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2995

The cuff bracelet flares near the longitudinal split, but narrows toward the back of the bracelet. The longitudnal edges are decorated with small circles. The triangles created by the flare have a thick raised line. The band joining the triangles is decorated with braided looking bands and has a small knob in the center.