MOA: University of British Columbia


Brass leopard tooth pendant with a hole drilled through the top. White cotton knotted string loop runs through the hole.

  • Narrative

    The donor taught in a rural school in Tobli, eastern Liberia, from 1965 to 1967.

  • History Of Use

    Meant to be a pendant for a Dan necklace. (The cotton loop is likely not original, probably had a plant fibre cord?)

  • Type of Item pendant
  • Culture Dan
  • Material brass metal, cotton fibre
  • Measurements height 11.0 cm, width 1.3 cm, depth 2.3 cm (overall)

  • Previous Owner Donald White
  • Received from Donald White

  • Made in Liberia

  • Collection Date between 1965 and 1968
  • Ownership Date before August 27, 2021
  • Acquisition Date on August 27, 2021

  • Item Classes metalwork
  • Condition good
  • Accession Number 3522/0007