Hairpins and ornament

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Object number: Z 13395 x4

Description: Three brass hairpins and one brass hair ornament. One has a decorative top, which splits into two branches. Each branch further splits into two small branches, each section being topped off by two spirals. Two is similar to the above but smaller, and slightly different curvature of the metal. Three is similar to the above but with a slightly different curvature. Four is a small pendant with a hook, shaped in the form of a pot.

Cultural sub-group: Ghotuo

Town: Otua/Otwa/Otuo

Measurements: 1: 13 cm long, 4.5 cm wide; 2: 10.5 cm long, 4.5 cm wide; 3: 12 cm long, 4 cm wide; 4: 2.5 cm long, 1 cm wide, 0.5 cm hook