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Fan

Museum number:
9-11247
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090011247
Alternate number:
264 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
Fan; curved base, incurving sides, flat top; lattice-like frame (wooden) secured with string; multicolored beadwork in human, floral, bird and animal motifs; frame broken and beads missing in several places; Length 27.5 cm; width 29.5 cm
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
Gujarat State, India
Verbatim coll. place:
India, Gujerat
Culture or time period:
Gujarati people
Collector:
Renaldo "Ronald" Maduro
Collection date:
January 1970
Materials:
Cotton (textile) (cotton thread), Glass (material) (glass beads), and Wood (plant material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Context of use:
Note: This work is known as " Moti bharat" bead embroidery
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
width 29.5 centimeters and length 27.5 centimeters
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