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Earring

Object Number:AF367.3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Swahili
Provenience: Kenya
Mombasa
Section:African
Materials:Silver
Outside Diameter:2.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Dr. William A. Bowen, 1909

Description

Inte. Three are worn in lobe of each ear. Thick silver wire ring with one hooked and one ring end, decorated in three places with three small balls, and closely wound for one-third to one-half it's circumference with fine gilded wire.

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