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Necklace

Museum number:
9-11088
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090011088
Alternate number:
361 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
hair decoration; cotton thread, glass beads, gold and silver paper; 52 cm length, 15 cm width
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Verbatim coll. place:
India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad
Culture or time period:
Indian
Collector:
Renaldo "Ronald" Maduro
Collection date:
January 1970
Materials:
Cardboard
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Context of use:
braided with hair (like ribbon) anytime by women; this specimen is fancy, usually worn during weddings or special occasions. Made by men, often Muslims
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 52 centimeters and width 15 centimeters
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