Necklace

An S-twist chain is very typical of the Kamba. They are famous for making it but probably learned the technique from the coastal tribes who also use it but to a lesser extent. This one has tweezers attached acting as both tool and a pendant.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
10/2010/4
Category
Ethnography
Collection Class
Clothing and accessories
Material
copper
Common Name
necklace
Simple Name
adornment
Production Country
Kenya
Production Date
17/10
Production Year High
1973

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necklace