Dancer's Bell


From: Sri Lanka

Curatorial Section: Asian

Object Number 16637B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sinhalese
Provenience Sri Lanka
Date Made 18th Century - 1893
Section Asian
Materials Copper Alloy | Metal | Cloth | Skin

One of two sets of bells. Worn by dancing girls-two sets of five bells. Each set attached to a skin base edged in red cloth. Bases are 13 x 10 cm. Bases are warped cloth torn, two bells detached from same base.

Credit Line Purchased from the Ceylon Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other Number 676 - Other Number | I34 - Seder Number

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