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Hair ornament

Museum number:
9-10984
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090010984
Alternate number:
233 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
jewelry, women’s - hair ornament; nickel and enamel, many pieces linked;
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Verbatim coll. place:
India; Punjab attributed or Tibet/Ladakh border area attributed.
Culture or time period:
Indian
Collection date:
October 1969
Materials:
Nickel (metal)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Context of use:
used daily by peasant women
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 34 centimeters
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