Arm ornament

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Registration number
7847
Item name
Arm ornament 
Category
Bodywear
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Unknown > N.G. Highlands unspecified
Map
Collector
Mr Alan J. Campbell 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1959 
Acquisition method
by Mr Alan J. Campbell 
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Research notes

A set of 3 armlets. Old Catalogue Card states these are beautifully woven / braided fibre armlets (grass) and split bamboo. Worn all the time as ornaments above the elbow. they appears to be tight, and the arms swollen below. See also 7846 for constricting leg ornaments.

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