Old African Currency – Kirdi – TUPURI / BOUSOULI – Cameroon / Chad
Early to mid 20th century. Iron. Cm. 19,2 width x cm. 25,0 high (7.56 x 9.84 Inches); grams 368,0 (12.98 oz.).
A wrought iron corde bar with the ends raised in fan-shape. A typical woman’s ornament used in northern Cameroon and in Chad.
For a similar example see “The Perfect Form”, by Roberto Ballarini, page 179.
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