Earring - 2012.90.94.1_1

2012.90.94.1_1

Earring

Maker: Unidentified Tuareg artist
Medium:Silver
Geography: Agadez, Niger
Date: late 20th century
Dimensions:
2.6 x 0.6 x 2.8 cm
Object number: 2012.90.94.1
Credit Line: This acquisition was made possible with the generous support of the Louise Hawley Stone Charitable Trust
Not on view
Description

One of a pair of small silver earrings constructed from an incomplete ring with one pointed end and one end finished with a large faceted knob with engraving on all sides (see also 2012.90.94.2). Earrings such as these are worn by women. 

Collection:
Global Africa
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