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Broach

Museum number:
9-10992
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090010992
Alternate number:
407 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
broach, ritual/ornamental; silver, gold wash, enamel, glass; 6 cm length; 2 cm width
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
Udaipur district, Rajasthan, India
Verbatim coll. place:
India, Rajasthan, Udaipur district
Culture or time period:
Indian
Collector:
Renaldo "Ronald" Maduro
Collection date:
March 1970
Materials:
Glass (material) (glass beads), Gold (metal) (washed with gold, gold links), and Silver (metal)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Context of use:
1) if empty, used anytime as ornament by women (less ornate for men, children) 2) if relic placed inside, amulet against evil eye hung by thread around neck made by men of goldsmith caste - sonar
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 6 centimeters and width 2 centimeters
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