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Necklace

Museum number:
9-11078
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090011078
Alternate number:
8A (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
necklace, woman's; glass beads, cotton thread; 43 cm length
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
Udaipur district, Rajasthan, India
Verbatim coll. place:
India, Rajasthan, Udaipur district (Bhil tribe)
Culture or time period:
Indian
Collector:
Renaldo "Ronald" Maduro
Collection date:
May 1969
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Glass (material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Context of use:
worn anytime by women as necklace; this is a copy of traditional gold jewelry, adopted by tribal people, material changed to glass beads; made by low caste Hindus and Muslims
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 43 centimeters
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