University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:75-9-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Kenya
Lake Rudolph
Lake Turkana
Date Made: 20th century
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1975
Section:African
Materials:Glass
Leather
Wood
Credit Line:Gift of Ernst Anspach, 1975
Other Number:1224 - Other Number
100 - Other Number
L-754-8 - Old Loan Number

Description

Arms extended at sides. Legs separated. Fiber hair with blue and whie beaded strand in hair. Large necklace red, white and blue beads with leather straps between one yellow bead (right posterior). 2 dangling breast plates white beads (background) with red beads in center. Rawhide strap around shoulders and under arms extending 11.5" long at each side. 3 cowrie shells at end of rawhide strap (also 4 small flat disc type beads at end). Skirt (front) leather apron with border of 2 rows white beads. Back half of skirt of rows of red, white, and blue beads, but mainly white.


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