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Hair ornament

Museum number:
9-11207
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090011207
Alternate number:
39A (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
hair ornament; twisted red cotton thread with three tassels of gold and silver tinsel and red artificial silk floss; Length 63 cm.
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
Delhi State, India
Verbatim coll. place:
India, Delhi
Culture or time period:
Indian
Collector:
Renaldo "Ronald" Maduro
Collection date:
July 1969
Materials:
Cotton (textile) (cotton thread, artificial silk floss, tinsel)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Context of use:
For braiding into hair; for both daily wear and special occasions, depending on the amount of gilt and elaboration
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 63 centimeters
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