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Collar necklace

This wide collar necklace is worn by a young uninitiated girl from the age of 4 - 5. A sign that she has not yet been circumcised (Female Genital Cutting)....

Honiton East Devon lace collar

This lace collar has a royal connection. It was presented to RAMM by the daughter of HRH Princess Alice, the Countess of Athlone (1883-1981) to whom it belonged. As Princess...

Lace collar

In her book, A History of Lace, Frances Bury Palliser recalls similar articles for sale in the Copenhagen shops, ‘the work of poor gentlewomen’. Fashionable collar and cuff sets were...

Collar necklace

This neck collar is fashioned from short iron wire lengths that are covered in aluminium wire thread. Wirework is made by a specialist called kilingi. Knowledge of wirework came to...

Honiton (East Devon) lace collar

Some of the most famous lace-makers in Otterton were the five unmarried Pile sisters who lived on the green. Mary, Eliza, Blanche, Harriet and Elizabeth Pile were the daughters of...

Necklace

Maasai style wide beaded wire collar. The Kamba rarely thread beadwork on wire but one group of Kamba imitate Maasai beadwork but use very different colours; a white background with...

Necklace

This large beaded collar necklace of black beads is worn by an uncircumcised girl (one who has undergone Female Genital Cutting) and was once made from till (black sesame) seeds...

Dog collar of Czigane

Czigane was a dog that went to Antarctica with Scott. He was brought back to Devon by Harry Pennell who was commander of Terra Nova under Scott. Harry L L...

Necklace

Necklace composed of thin slithers of scented wood threaded onto organic fibre (boabab). Specialist men would cut the wood but it is the women who shape and thread the beads....