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bracelet

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2012,6030.6

  • Description

    Wide hinged silver bracelet made of a sheet of silver that is entirely decorated with intricate chased and punched designs including hearts, floral and vegetal motifs, beaded wire, braided wire and a band of pointed bosses on each end. Closed with a long silver pin. Usually worn in paired sets.

  • Date

    • 1900s-1920s (Omani sultanate period)
  • Production place

    • Made in: Zanzibar
    • (Africa,Tanzania,Zanzibar (state),Zanzibar (island),Zanzibar (town))
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  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 7.3 centimetres
    • Width: 6.2 centimetres (wider end)
    • Diameter: 5.5 centimetres (narrower end)
    • Weight: 89 grammes
  • Condition

    Fair

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2012

  • Acquisition notes

    This object is part of a large collection of items donated by Leila Ingrams in 2012 (2012,6030.1ff). Some were collected by her parents, Doreen and Harold Ingrams, between the 1920s-40s and others by Leila herself from the 1980s-2005 on the island of Zanzibar and in Hadramawt, Yemen.

  • Department

    Middle East

  • Registration number

    2012,6030.6

Wide hinged silver bracelet made of a sheet of silver that is entirely decorated with intricate chased and punched designs including hearts, floral and vegetal motifs, beaded wire, braided wire and a band of pointed bosses on each end. Closed with a long silver pin. Usually worn in paired sets.

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