Elephant Pad Bangle

A bangle, made from elephant pad. This was originally part of the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum collection, originally acquired at Stevens Auction Rooms, London, in 1918. It was acquired by the British Museum in 1954.

Further Information

  • Type: Body adornment, jewellery
  • Object: Elephant Pad Bangle
  • Materials: Leather, animal skin
  • Culture Group: Mende
  • Dimensions: 75mm [W] x 80mm [H] x 850mm [C]
  • Production Date: Pre 1954
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: Wellcome Historical Medical Museum
  • Museum: British Museum
  • Accession Number: BM:Af.1954.23.3342

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