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Yarn

Museum number:
9-21578
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090021578
Alternate number:
MVC-0394 (previous number (MVC number, Mossman-Vitale collection))
Accession number:
Acc.4734
Object count:
1
Description:
Skein of yarn; untied ikat black with multicolored black with stripes of yellow orange, red and green.
Donor:
Kathleen Vitale and Paul Vitale
Collection place:
India
Verbatim coll. place:
Northern India
Culture or time period:
Indian
Collector:
Rachel Gould Mossman
Materials:
Cotton (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements and 8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
June 23, 2006
Context of use:
one stage in the process of weaving ikat
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 70 centimeters
Comment:
Conservation: good
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