Peul Ankle Bracelets

Peul Ankle Bracelets 2013-07-22T14:50:54+00:00

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Peul Ankle Bracelets, 19th century;
Peul peoples; Moputi District, Mali
Gift of Dr. Pascal James Imperato, 1980
(17-116, 17-117)

These heavy steel anklets have hexagonal shaped ends with highly decorated surfaces...They were once worn by married woman from the nomadic Peul of the Inland Delta of Niger.

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