Bracelet Rattle Musical Instrument
Bagirmi Culture, Chad, Central Africa
Ceramic, leather, aluminum
Mid 20th Century

5" wide x 4.5" tall x 3" deep

An attractive hide-covered, hollow, terracotta bracelet embellished with a small square of aluminium.  The hide is smooth and  richly patinaed from use.  An unusual and tactile object.  The rattle sound is subtle.