Turkana Necklace SB.1.81

Turkana Necklace SB.1.81

SB.1.81
Necklace
Necklace. Turkana. Kenya. No 48. XII.A.25. Original list: "Turkana. Necklace, pendant. Leather, beads, vegetable fiber, dik dik bone. Girl, girl". Necklace made of antelope bone beads (dik-dik) and red and black glass beads assembled in scale, supporting an arched leather pendant covered with white, yellow, red, orange and blue glass beads. The beading patterns are organized around a row of larger beads, arranged vertically in the center of the room. See "A belt worn by Samburu and Turkana women, made from the toe bones of a small antelope strung with glass beads" in A. Fisher. 1984: 42.
Category: Necklace
Material: Leather. Glass beads. Antelope bone. Plant fiber.
Location: Kenya
Dimensions in Centimeters:
Length: 45.5
Width: 7
Height: 3
Other dim .: Full code list: L: 30 W: 0.7 H: 5.5; L: 14

<Click Image to Enlarge>

ADDRESS

Khan Key​

khan@tribalartmuse.com

Stephane Brosset

Tel: +41 76 671 13 38

By appointment only.

Switzerland

CONTACT
STAY IN TOUCH
Tribal art is everywhere, even in your inbox!
  • White Facebook Icon
  • Pinterest
  • White Instagram Icon

© 2020 by TRIBAL ART MUSE