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Neck ornament

Museum number:
9-11385
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090011385
Alternate number:
435 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
neck ornament; 'hansli' (torque); silver; circular hoop, partially wound around with silver wire; closes in front with a hook through a medallion; Diameter 21.5 cm.
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
Udaipur district, Rajasthan, India
Verbatim coll. place:
India, Rajasthan, Udaipur att.
Culture or time period:
Indian
Collector:
Renaldo "Ronald" Maduro
Collection date:
1969-1970
Materials:
Silver (metal)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Context of use:
worn by women of the Bhil tribe; made by men.
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
diameter 21.5 centimeters
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