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Hair ribbon

Museum number:
9-11064
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090011064
Alternate number:
40 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
Hair ribbon; cotton thread, glass and metal beads; 65 cm length
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
Udaipur district, Rajasthan, India
Verbatim coll. place:
India, Rajasthan, Udaipur district
Culture or time period:
Indian
Collector:
Renaldo "Ronald" Maduro
Collection date:
July 1969
Materials:
Cotton (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Context of use:
Worn by women to decorate hair for weddings, festivals, etc.; braided into hair; made by members of low castes - often Muslims.
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 65 centimeters
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