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Dogon Iron Sandal Miniature Mali African Art

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Title Dogon Iron Sandal Miniature Mali African Art
Materials Iron
Made In Mali
Traded In Africa
Approximate Age Mid 20th century
Dimensions Width: 2.5 Inches
Depth: 1.25 Inches
Overall Condition poor
Damage/Repair bent, rusted, tarnished

Additional information: Many iron, brass, bronze, or copper alloy bracelets, manillas, torques, figures and animal skulls have been found in Nigeria and surrounding areas. In the past these have generally been attributed to the “Lower Niger Bronze Industry,” an appellation coined by W. Fagg (1963). Bracelet forms such as this one preceded European contact. Such bracelets are still worn today and can be seen on shrines as memorial objects.

To see other examples of Ethnic jewelry from around the world please see A WORLD OF NECKLACES (Leurquin), AFRICA ADORNED (Fisher), JEWELS FROM ELSEWHERE (Maggi,Melesi, Pensotti) and ETHNIC JEWELRY (van der Star Collection) and THE SPLENDOR of ETHNIC JEWELRY (Borel).