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two bracelets
  • Hawazma peoples
  • two bracelets, 1983–1984
  • Where object was made: Kadugli, Kurdufān (present-day Southern Kordofan), Sudan; made in China
  • plastic
  • Object Height/Diameter: each 1.5 x 7 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: each 9/16 x 2 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • On view: 20/21 Gallery, 405, Metal Drawer 4
  • 2007.0847.01,2

This is one iridescent green bangle style bracelet (2007.0847.01) and one iridescent red bangle style bracelet (2007.0847.02). Each has a split.

It was worn by girls or young women, usually in pairs. Women would purchase them for themselves using the money earned from selling milk.