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Girth strap

Museum number:
9-23820
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090023820
Alternate number:
170 (previous number (collector's original number))
Accession number:
Acc.4812
Object count:
1
Description:
girth strap, mahgoobeh. Loop 5.5 inches long becomes a flat braid approximately 2.25 inches wide and almost 9 feet long. Ends with two round braids 26 inches long and two tassels 8 inches long. Z-twist, S-ply. No dye used. Band sewn into two tassels using synthetic yarn, orange and purple.
Donor:
Joy Hilden
Collection place:
Umluj, Tabuk Region, Saudi Arabia
Verbatim coll. place:
Umlaj
Production place:
Umluj, Tabuk Region, Saudi Arabia
Culture or time period:
Bedouin
Maker or artist:
Abdul Mu'tis Family
Collector:
Joy Hilden
Collection date:
January 1992
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.4 Transportation
Production date:
c. 1990
Accession date:
2019
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
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