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Belt

Museum number:
9-11099
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090011099
Alternate number:
397 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
belt, men’s shall; rope, cowrie shells; 83 cm length
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
Madhya Pradesh, India
Verbatim coll. place:
India, Madhya Pradesh
Culture or time period:
Indian
Collector:
Renaldo "Ronald" Maduro
Collection date:
January 1970
Materials:
Cowrie shell and Rope (cowrie shells attached rope by twine)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Context of use:
worn anytime by men, around the waist
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 83 centimeters
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