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Locket

Museum number:
9-10985
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
232 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
locket; silver, gold, turquoise; worn anytime by the women of Kham as ornamentation; used with necklace of coral beads
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
Kham, Tibet
Verbatim coll. place:
Kham
Collection date:
October 1969
Materials:
Gold (metal) and Silver (metal)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 5.5 centimeters and weight 7 centimeters