Wrist Guard (Igitembe)
Arts of Africa
Wood, copper alloy
first half of 20th century
6 x 9 x 2 1/8 in. (15.2 x 22.9 x 5.4 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Tutsi. Wrist Guard (Igitembe), first half of 20th century. Wood, copper alloy, 6 x 9 x 2 1/8 in. (15.2 x 22.9 x 5.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1403. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1403_front_PS5.jpg)
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Pennanular with a gap of 1 1/4 in. central hole measures 2 1/4 in. at its greatest width. Decorative metal fasteners at rim on long sides of oval. Overall color: Walnut brown.
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