- Museum number
A pair of armlets (mwali) made of naturally overlapping rings of carved and polished cone shell tied together with two-ply twisted vegetable fibre cord. The outer edges of the shells have holes drilled and vegetable fibre cord and black banana seeds are attached to one of them, the end of the other is broken off.
- Production date
- 19thC (before 1886)
Diameter: 7 centimetres (shell 1)
Diameter: 7.50 centimetres (shell 2)
Depth: 4 centimetres (shell 2)
- Curator's comments
- Tied on label, now only half remains: 1886/H.H. Romilly.
Tied on Museum label: Dups and Oc/New Guinea on the reverse.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number