One of a pair of broad flat silver anklets made up of a series of interlinked vertical pieces decorated with diamond-shaped motifs. The two rectangular end plaques on each anklet are decorated with framed borders of beaded wire and stamped circles. Each anklet fastens together with a pin, this one is attached to a chain.
- Made in: Yemen
- (Asia,Middle East,Arabia,Yemen)
- Length: 16.5 centimetres
- Width: 4.5 centimetres
- Weight: 68 grammes
Acquired while the donor was in residence in the Aden Protectorate in 1947-1962; donor states probably Aulak tribe.
Bracelet; made of silver-coloured metal; solid piece of metal at either end, accented with circles; alternating band of links of silver and band of diamonds for bracelet; one loop at one end, two loops at other end; metal peg attached to chain attached to one end which fits through three loops to hold bracelet closed.
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Object reference number: RRM185350
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