Bracelet

Bracelets linked by a snakeskin band. Bracelets are made of coiled copper alloy wire and copper beads, probably of local manufacture. Said to be worn as a cure for rheumatism.

Object Summary

Museum Number 69/1921/7
Simple Name bracelet
Full Name bracelet
Common Name bracelet
Production country South Africa
Material snake skin; copper
Collection class Personal ornament
Collection continent Africa
Collection area/region S
Production county Natal
Production continent Africa
Production year high 1921
Cultural group Zulu
Function detail Collected before 1921.