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Head covering

Museum number:
9-23335
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
48 (previous number (collector's original number))
Accession number:
Acc.4786
Object count:
1
Description:
Men's head piece for ceremony. Body of head piece is triangular and lined with rust red fabric which is used for for straps. Black hemp cloth with white, light and dark brown, green, purple and yellow grid and weave embroidery in bands of repeating patterns. Overall pattern is truncated squares/triangles. Straps finish with brown tassels hanging from beads.
Donor:
Ann Goldman
Collection place:
Southeast Asia
Culture or time period:
Mien
Collection date:
1989
Materials:
Embroidery, Fabric, and Glass (material) (beads)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements and 5.3 Objects relating to the Secular and Quasi-religious Rites, Pageants, and Drama
Production date:
ca. 1940
Accession date:
September 30, 2011
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
whole— length 32.5 inches, whole— width 8.5 inches, whole— width 1 inches, and whole— length 16 inches
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