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Men's bangles

  • arm ornament
  • India (Land); Konyak-Naga, Wancho, Nocte (historically Borduaria) (ethnic group); Nagaland or Arunachal Pradesh (region)
  • 2nd half of 19th century

Detailed information

Object type
arm ornament
Date of Origin
2nd half of 19th century
Exhibition Format
Original
Material
dyed goat hair; plant fibre
Technique
dyed goat hair; plant fibre
Dimensions
a) 29 x 21 x 1 cm H x B x T; b) 30 x 22 x 1 cm H x B x T
Weight
< 2 kg
Places / Cultures
India (Land); Konyak-Naga, Wancho, Nocte (historically Borduaria) (ethnic group); Nagaland or Arunachal Pradesh (region)
Collection
EM South and Southeast Asia
Exhibition / Module
A07 (WAF 55) Naga Land - Voices from Northeast India / A07 (WAF 55) 09 Textiles - Jewellery
Managing Institution
Ethnologisches Museum - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Credits
Ethnologisches Museum - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Identifier
I C 28342 a,b
Acquisition Context / Provenance
The Ethnologisches Museum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin or the Königliches Museum für Völkerkunde (a predecessor institution), acquired the object in 1896 by donation from the Otto E. Ehlers collection.
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