Wristlet

A wristlet composed of animal hide and decorated with glass beads and a single cowrie shell. This is worn by a young woman.

Object Summary

Museum Number 196/2007/27
Simple Name wristlet
Full Name wristlet
Common Name wristlet
Production country Kenya
Material glass ; animal hide; cowrie shell
Collection class Personal ornament
Collection continent Africa
Collection area/region E
Production continent Africa
Production year high 1971
Cultural group Kamba
Function name adornment