A Masai , kenya womens coiled bronze armband

A Masai, Kenya womans coiled bronze wire armband
19th century
Size : 48 cm long
19 ins long
The Masai women of Kenya wore these thick bronze wire coils on their arms and legs as well as their necks. Worn as a symbol of wealth, they were usually acquired by a girl at the time of her marriage, often as a gift from the brides parents.

A Masai , kenya womens coiled bronze armband

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