MOA: University of British Columbia


Aluminum oval-shaped bracelet with opening at back. Top and bottom sides are flat; interior and exterior centres are rounded. Ends of bracelet are capped with protruding circles; interior and exterior sides close to circles are flat. Triangular indents along top and bottom edges where flat and rounded exterior side sections meet; smooth transition along interior. Diagonal lines incised along the top side, close to bracelet ends; rest is undecorated.

  • Narrative

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

  • History Of Use

    Aluminum bracelets are sometimes for children.

  • Type of Item bracelet
  • Culture Krahn
  • Material aluminium metal
  • Measurements height 1.0 cm, width 8.1 cm, depth 6.9 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 fair
  • Accession Number 3522/0058