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Head cloth

Museum number:
9-23275
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090023275
Alternate number:
4 (previous number (collector's original number))
Accession number:
Acc.4786
Object count:
1
Description:
Red cloth for wedding hat. Light linen cloth dyed red. Trimmed on three edges with thin appliqué stripes of blue, red, white and brown. Final edge trimmed in blue. Two brown tassels at each corner. Tassels hang from strings of beads.
Donor:
Ann Goldman
Collection place:
Thailand
Verbatim coll. place:
Nam Touei, Laos
Culture or time period:
Lao Mien and Mien
Maker or artist:
Liew Choy Saechao
Materials:
Embroidery, Glass (material) (beads), and Linen (material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.4 Fine Clothes and Accoutrements not used exclusively for status or religious purposes and 5.3 Objects relating to the Secular and Quasi-religious Rites, Pageants, and Drama
Production date:
1971
Accession date:
September 30, 2011
Context of use:
Worn by bride as part of her headdress
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
whole— length 30 inches and whole— width 19.5 inches
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