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woman's beaded bracelet
  • unknown Hausa-Fulani maker
  • woman's beaded bracelet, 1979
  • Where object was made: Kano, Nigeria
  • leather, cloth, beading
  • Object Height/Diameter: 1.7 x 7.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 11/16 x 2 15/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • C2011.028

Bracelet made from a thin piece of leather, light tan in color. The outside is covered in beading sewn over a strip of white cloth. The beads are multicolored with a large number of translucent red and yellow beads and opaque blue and black beads, sewn in a random pattern.