Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cuff bracelet
  • Hausa peoples
  • cuff bracelet, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Nigeria
  • metal, stamping, incising
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 2.5 x 8 x 7 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 1 x 3 1/8 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H. Kenneth Palmer
  • On view: 20/21 Gallery, 405, Metal Drawer 2
  • 2007.3393

The silvertone cuff style bracelet is made from a band that has been twisted in the center of the cuff. It has four circles stamped at either end, an incised chevron, and another chevron of stamped semicircles. There are two incised lines on each edge of the bracelet.