Feb 3, 2020

Pair of Bracelets

Pair of Bracelets

c. 1920s

Part of a set. See all set records

Copper alloy

Gift of Katherine C. White 1976.177



Bracelets and anklets in various media are popular forms of jewelry among many African peoples. Their beauty and refinement communicate social position and good taste. This bracelet is an elegant flared form with precisely-rendered designs incised into the surface. It is found widely in Gabon and Cameroon among various peoples.

See also
African Art
African Art
Type of artwork: 
Copper alloy

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