Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Yoruba maker
  • armband, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Nigeria
  • brass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 3 x 10.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 1/8 x 4 1/8 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H. Kenneth Palmer
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3400

The metal armband has a green patina. There are three birds in relief, at regular intervals, separated by curlicues. There are small pointed projections on the top and bottom edges.