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Bracelet

Museum number:
9-11070a,b
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm210911070a@2cb
Alternate number:
283 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
2
Description:
Bangles, women’s; sealing wax, glass beads; each 6.5 cm. diameter
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
Varanasi (city), Varanasi District, Uttar Pradesh
Verbatim coll. place:
India, Uttar Pradesh, Benares
Culture or time period:
Indian
Collector:
Renaldo "Ronald" Maduro
Collection date:
January 1970
Materials:
Wax (painted sealing wax, inlaid with beads)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Context of use:
Worn anytime on both wrists by women.
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
diameter 7 centimeters
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