Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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cuff bracelet
  • Baule peoples
  • cuff bracelet, late 1800s–mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Côte d'Ivoire
  • brass, incising
  • Object Height/Diameter: 6.5 x 10.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/2 x 4 1/8 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H. Kenneth Palmer
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2996

The cuff bracelet flares at the middle and tapers at the ends, giving a rounded profile.One edge is decorated with diagonal lines, giving a wrapped appearance. The main panel is decorated with short, wide incised triangles on a band at the widest point. The triangles are filled with lines, reflecting the triangular shape.