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Hand ornament

Museum number:
9-11391
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
444 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
hand ornament; silver; repousse medallion w/ floral design, surmounted by round granulated cluster, surrounded by eight clusters of three 'jhumkas' (bells); two short chains with rings for second & with finger; two chains and bracelet for wrist; Length approximately 18 cm.
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:
1969-1970
Materials:
Silver (metal)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Context of use:
worn on the back of the hand by women; made by men.
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 18 centimeters
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