Armlet, Uganda, around late 1800s

This traditional Ugandan armlet was gifted to Airdrie Museum, probably around 1900. Many wealthy industrialists and businessmen travelled the British Empire extensively; acquisitions like this were a symbol of status.

Museum reference:
NLC-1999-476
On display:
In Storage: Museums
Associated with:
Uganda
Dimensions:
diameter: 70mm
Materials:
metal
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