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manilla (currency bracelet)
  • Nigeria
  • manilla (currency bracelet), 1980
  • Where object was made: Kano, Nigeria
  • bronze
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 2 x 6 x 6 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 13/16 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • C2011.105
Description

Bracelet made from a rod of bronze or other copper alloy, The bracelet is crescent shaped and the ends are flattened and flared out.