Necklet

Description
This neck ornament was usually given to girls just after their initiation (undergone by their mothers but can be worn by both girls and young married women and young men. It is worn mostly for dances. It is worn to make people look smart and formal.
Accession Loan No.
10/2010/3
Collection Class
Personal ornament
Common Name
necklet
Simple Name
ornament
Full Name
neck ornament
Dimensions
whole length 150 mm; whole H 132 mm
Cultural Group
Kamba
Production Year High
1973
Production Country
Kenya
Production Area Region
East Africa
Production Continent
Africa
Family Group

Material
glass; animal hide
Function Name
adornment and dance regalia

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