Kuria Ornaments SB.1.118

Kuria Ornaments SB.1.118

SB.1.118 
Ornaments (2/2) [Ornaments] 
Decorations. Kuria. Kenya. No 81. XI.N.1. Linked object: SB.1.122 Pair of rectangular ornaments with two pendants, made from two aluminum plates sewn with red, white and blue glass beads structured in patterns of concentric rectangles. The pendants are made up of strings of pearls and brass chains. "Large beaded ear-rings are attractive replacements for the cumbersome wooden plugs this Kuria woman wore in her youth" (M. Amin. 1983: 78). See "A Kuria girl" in A. Fedders, C. Salvadori. 1980: 102 
Category (ies) To be defined 
Material (s) Cuir. Glass beads. Brass [Leather. Glass beads. brass] 
Location (s) Kenya 
Centimeter Size (s) 
Length: 11.5 
Width: 7 
Height: 1 
Other dim .: 1/2: 11.5 x 7 x 1 2/2: 11.5 x 5.5 x 1 

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