Elephant Pad Bangles

A pair of bangles made out of elephant pad. The British Museum catalogue notes that these were worn by a chief.

Further Information

  • Type: Body adornment, jewellery, Regalia
  • Object: Elephant Pad Bangles
  • Materials: Leather, animal skin
  • Culture Group: Mende
  • Dimensions: 80mm [D] x 75mm [C] x 850mm [D] x 50mm [C]
  • Production Date: Pre 1949
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: D. K. Oldman
  • Museum: British Museum
  • Accession Number: BM:Af.1949.46.9.a.b

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