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Hairpin

Object Number:
87-13-124B
Current Location:
Africa Gallery
Culture:
Coptic
Provenience:
Ethiopia
Section:
African
Materials:
Silver
Description:
Two silver wire hairpins. 87-13-124A ends in a wire circle which is filled with 4 flat coils of wire, the outside of the circle has 3 circles of wire attached. 87-13-124 B ends in a wire circle which has a wire cross inside it; the outside of the cross has silver beading. The space between the wire circle and the 2 prongs which form the actual hairpin is filled with wrapped silver wire.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Mr. and Mrs. Aurelio Cinquegrana
Other Number:
L-897-60   -   Old Museum Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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