Armlet

Description
When the old coinage ceased to be legal currency the various nations were left with large amounts of them and converted them into adornment accessories such as these armlets. They act as a rattle and also enhance the wearer.
Accession Loan No.
10/2010/18/2
Collection Class
Personal ornament
Common Name
armlet
Simple Name
armlet
Full Name
armlet
Dimensions
whole length 240 mm; whole width 45 mm
Cultural Group
Kikuyu
Production Year High
1973
Production Country
Kenya
Production Area Region
East Africa
Production Continent
Africa
Family Group

Material
organic fibre; glass; aluminium; copper alloy; plastic
Function Name
adornment and dance regalia

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