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Armlet

Armlet rattle used by women for social dances. The bells (tulamba) are made from recycled aluminium, cut cold from unused cooking pots.

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Armlet

Woven armband that is secured to the arm with grass fibre. Worn by girls and unmarried women, particularly during competition dances between adjoining villages. The beadwork is designed to make its wearer look more attractive.

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Armlet

Woven armband that is secured to the arm with grass fibre. Worn by girls and unmarried women, particularly during competition dances between adjoining villages. The beadwork is designed to make its wearer look more attractive.

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Armlet

Armlet of separate strands of beads with possibly hide and plastic spacers. Not made by the Kitui Kamba because they do not use these dark colours.

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Armlet

Armlet of separate strands of beads with possibly hide and plastic spacers. Not made by the Kitui Kamba because they do not use these dark colours.

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Armlet

One of the beadwork rolls is coming loose from the others. Attached label suggests that this object was collected during the Boer War.

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Armlet

Armlet of separate strands of beads with possibly hide and plastic spacers. Not made by the Kitui Kamba because they do not use these dark colours.

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Armlet

Armlet of separate strands of beads with possibly hide and plastic spacers. Not made by the Kitui Kamba because they do not use these dark colours.

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Armlet

Armlet of separate strands of beads with possibly hide and plastic spacers. Not made by the Kitui Kamba because they do not use these dark colours.

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