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Ornament

Museum number:
9-11185
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090011185
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
turban decoration; wood, metal, imitation gold foil; dyed feathers; 25 cm length; 8 cm width;
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
Rajasthan, India
Verbatim coll. place:
India, Rajasthan
Culture or time period:
Indian
Collector:
Renaldo "Ronald" Maduro
Collection date:
June 1969
Materials:
Feather (animal component), Gold (metal), Metal, and Wood (plant material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Context of use:
stuck into top or side of turban anytime by men for decoration; this object goes with the Rajasthani turbans of the series 9-11167 thru 9-11176
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
width 8 centimeters and length 25 centimeters
Legacy documentation: