आसान मुथा - A metal bracelet

A metal bracelet worn by Bodo women.

The bracelet is cylindrical and narrow in the middle. Along the backside is a closing mechanism. It is made of hammered sheet metal with a pattern of bulbs along the middle and across the bracelet towards the sides. It ends in singular bulbs along the openings. The metal may be a mix of nickel and silver. The Inventory explains that ‘the bracelet is made of metal and has a closing mechanism at the inside. It is used by women. Length is 6.5 cm, diameter one end 5.5 cm, other end 6.5 cm.

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