Anklet

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Date:Not Recorded

Description:This ivory anklet is from Nigeria. The carved inscription on the anklet reads, "Capt. Tom A Very Good Trader, Coomy 40 Coppers". It possibly has links to the slave trade. Similar anklets are worn by wealthy women of the Niger. These act as an oath of fidelity and are the equivalent to wedding rings in Europe. This anklet weighs over 2lbs.


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1700s
Fork
Fork

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1800s
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1870s
Whip
Whip

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