- Museum number
Bolo tie composed of four plaited tanned leather strips with "sunface" centrepiece made of silver, set with denim lapis, jet, and shell, and with "sunface" "tails", again of silver, jet, denim lapis and shell, one of which has a plate soldered on carrying the mark of the makers R P Edaakie.
- Production date
Length: 47 centimetres (maximum)
Length: 5 centimetres (of large pendant)
Length: 2 centimetres (of smaller pendant)
Width: 4 centimetres (of large pendant)
Width: 2.25 centimetres (of smaller pendant)
- Curator's comments
- The Edaakies are know for a quality of inlay work and their particularity concerning the quality of the stones they use. The sunface present in the bolo tie is a signature design.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Item purchased on fieldwork from makers at San Geronimo Feast Day, 31 September 1997.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number