bracelet / bead
Twelve beads originally part of a woman's bracelet. Comprising eight hollow silver beads; oval in shape and faceted, with beaded wire on each end; and four faceted beads made of dark blue glass.
- 1900s-1920s (Omani sultanate period)
- Made in: Zanzibar
- (Africa,Tanzania,Zanzibar (state),Zanzibar (island),Zanzibar (town))
- Found/Acquired: Zanzibar
- (Africa,Tanzania,Zanzibar (state),Zanzibar (island))
- Length: 3 centimetres (average of each silver bead)
- Circumference: 7.5 centimetres (average of each silver bead)
- Length: 1.2 centimetres (average of each glass bead)
- Weight: 63 grammes (total weight)
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.
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Object reference number: RRM44191
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