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Belt cord

Museum number:
9-21343
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090021343
Alternate number:
III-10 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.4697
Object count:
1
Description:
Belt cord. Black, silk, tasselled. Overall length: 130 cm; tassels: 29 cm.
Donor:
Ilse Martin Fang
Collection place:
Beijing, Beijing municipality, Northern China
Verbatim coll. place:
Given to Ilse Fang in Peking by Erich Wolters, antique dealer.
Culture or time period:
Chinese
Collector:
Ilse Martin Fang
Collection date:
1945
Materials:
Silk
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
December 15, 1998
Context of use:
Used traditionally to hold up pants or skirts.
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 130 centimeters and Tassels— length 29 centimeters
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