Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Kamba maker
  • belt, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Kenya
  • beading, metal, plant fiber, beads
  • Object Length/Width: 88.5 x 7.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 34 13/16 x 2 15/16 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0851

This is a white beaded belt with triangles, crosses, and rectangles in yellow, red, light blue, green, dark blue, orange, and black. It has a button closure. Five silver half circles hang from the belt.