Copper Bangle

A copper and iron bangle, part of a set of four. This one is made from twisted copper and iron, forming a penannular loop. Alldridge's notes say the collection originally came from Upper Guara ; the Guara is a small river running from southern Guinea into Sierra Leone.

Further Information

  • Type: Body adornment, jewellery
  • Object: Copper Bangle
  • Materials: Metal
  • Culture Group: Mende
  • Dimensions: 6mm [C] x 75mm [L]
  • Production Date: Pre 1899
  • Associated Places: Unknown
  • Associated People: Thomas Joshua Alldridge (Collector)
  • Museum: Brighton Museum and Art Gallery
  • Accession Number: BMAG:R3483/21c

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