Lip plug

Artist unknown by us1800/1865

Time and Tide Museum

Time and Tide Museum
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom

Lip plugs were normally worn by high status women. At puberty a young girl's bottom lip was cut and her first labret or lip lug was inserted.As time passed successively larger labrets were inserted into the lip. From the indigenous people Tlingit.


  • Title: Lip plug
  • Creator: Artist unknown by us
  • Date Created: 1800/1865

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