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Necklace

Museum number:
9-22494
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Accession number:
Acc.2697
Object count:
1
Description:
rosary or prayer beads; string of 108 beads of sandalwood or holy basil; there is a 1.4cm long, carved piece with magenta tassle at the beginning/end of necklace
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
India
Verbatim coll. place:
India
Collector:
Richard Lerner
Collection date:
before November 1970
Materials:
Silk and Synthetic
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1970
Context of use:
religious
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
width 0.8 centimeters and length 79.5 centimeters
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