Teke. <em>Collar (Onlua)</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Copper alloy, Diameter: 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1546. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1546_front_PS5.jpg)

Collar (Onlua)


Medium: Copper alloy

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: Diameter: 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm)


Accession Number: 22.1546

Image: CUR.22.1546_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Flat, brass circular collar. The surface of one side has incised geometric designs; the obverse is plain. The outer rim of the collar is decorated with 10 bands of zigzag and diagonal lines, cross hatch patterns, ovals and stippled patterns. Condition: Very good. Some slight dark discoloration and a corner of one of the rectangles on the outside rim are slightly bent.

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