Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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one of a set of five manillas (currency bracelets)
  • Nigeria
  • one of a set of five manillas (currency bracelets), late 1800s–1963
  • Where object was made: Nigeria
  • copper?
  • Object Height/Width: largest 6 x 6 cm
    Object Height/Width: largest 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Theodore Eaton
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3390.05
Description

This is one of five small crescent shaped bracelets made from copper or bronze rods with flattened and flared ends (2007.3390.01-5).