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Jewelry -- Africa, Su... (8)
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Circa 1951-1971 (8)
1971-1982 (4)
1950 (3)
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Hiatt & co (1)

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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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Brass arm ornament
Brass arm ornament An arm bangle with five star points containing metal balls that produce sound when shaken. Origin Liberia.
2.
Brass arm ornament
Brass arm ornament An arm bangle decorated with six balls, each marked with a cross. The balls contain metal pieces that produce sound when shaken. Origin Liberia.
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Elephant tail bracelet
Elephant tail bracelet Bracelet made of elephant tail. Origin West Africa.
4.
Raffia bracelet
Raffia bracelet Bracelet made of brown and black raffia. Origin West Africa.
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Slave anklet
Slave anklet Small silver identification anklet, possibly used to mark slaves with a history of escaping. Anklet contains a lock, key, and identification tag, which is blank. Manufactured by Hiatt.
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Metal bracelet
Metal bracelet Bracelet with incised concentric ring motif. Origin Baule or Akan people of Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana.
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Currency
Currency Bracelet with stamped geometric decoration, used as currency. Origin Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
8.
Metal bracelet
Metal bracelet Bracelet with incised geometric patterns and flanged ends. Origin Tuareg people of north central Africa.
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Bracelet
Bracelet Braided brown bracelet from Mbo people of Zaire (later, the Democratic Republic of the Congo).
10.
Metal bracelet
Metal bracelet Solid metal ring visibly fused together at a point; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people; Circumference.
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Elephant hair bracelet
Elephant hair bracelet Elephant hair bracelet; four rings with two decorative twisted pieces; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
12.
Elephant hair bracelet with charm
Elephant hair bracelet with charm Elephant hair bracelet; three rings connected in middle by twisted pieces and a square piece made of wood or ivory; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
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Metal bracelet
Metal bracelet Metal bracelet; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
14.
Metal bracelet
Metal bracelet Metal bracelet; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
15.
Metal bracelet
Metal bracelet Metal wire bracelet with four wires connected by two wider twisted wires and with movable circular wires for decoration; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.
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Metal bracelet
Metal bracelet Metal bracelet; origin Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbo people.