MOA: University of British Columbia


Brass oval-shaped bracelet with opening at back. Interior is undecorated; rest of bracelet covered with raised motifs. Designs consist of plain and braided horizontal lines and three protruding shapes evenly spaced throughout. There is a plain "I" shape along the right side of the bracelet; a curved "I", with rounded tips, in the centre; and two cones connected to a curled line on the left side. The cones have lines incised along their sides; dots decorate length of line. Ends of bracelet are hoof-like and undecorated.

  • Narrative

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

  • Type of Item bracelet
  • Culture Krahn
  • Material brass metal
  • Measurements height 2.7 cm, width 8.8 cm, depth 7.4 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 3522/0082