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Necklace

Museum number:
9-11387
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090011387
Alternate number:
437 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
necklace; eight plain silver medallions, two tubular silver beads, two round silver beads, one central silver repousse medallion with bird design and six rings with three silver bells suspended from each strung on black cotton cord with red and gold thread accents, pink silk floss tassel. Circumference (as worn) approximately 46 cm.
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
Udaipur district, Rajasthan, India
Verbatim coll. place:
India, Rajasthan, Udaipur att.
Culture or time period:
Indian
Collector:
Renaldo "Ronald" Maduro
Collection date:
1969-1970
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Silver (metal)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Context of use:
worn by women of the Bhil tribe, made by men.
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
circumference 46 centimeters
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