Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Yoruba peoples
  • armband, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Nigeria
  • brass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 3.5 x 11.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 1 3/8 x 4 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H. Kenneth Palmer
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3401

The metal armband has a heavy green patina. The armband appears to be zigzags of metal in the field with four stylized birds in relief and twined metal on the edges with regularly placed projecting loops.