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Loan Object

Anklet

19th century

Bronze

14 × 16 × 3.5 cm (5 1/2 × 6 5/16 × 1 3/8 in.)
base: 16.5 × 5 × 10 cm (6 1/2 × 1 15/16 × 3 15/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.803
Heavy anklets were worn by aristocratic women.
Geography: 
Made in Sumba, Indonesia
Culture: 
Sumba
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
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