Armlet

Armlet made with conus shells as a central ornament and glass and plastic beads. Not made by the Kitui Kamba because they do not use these vivid dark colours.

Object Summary

Museum Number 196/2007/25
Simple Name armlet or wristlet
Full Name armlet or wristlet
Common Name armlet
Production country Kenya
Material glass ; vegetable fibre; animal hide; conus shell; wool yarn
Collection class Personal ornament
Collection continent Africa
Collection area/region E
Production continent Africa
Cultural group Kamba