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Museum number:
9-21520
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090021520
Alternate number:
MVC-0471 (previous number (MVC number, Mossman-Vitale collection))
Accession number:
Acc.4734
Object count:
1
Description:
Large, partially untied fabric bundle of bound-resist cotton gauze; L=146 cm. Cloth wrapped in rope-like bundle; rope end appears to be mostly green (probably last dye bath); one ended opened revealing resist dyed fabric in dark red w/ stripes of green, yellow, dark red, pink, blue, white with dark pink and white checks
Donor:
Kathleen Vitale and Paul Vitale
Collection place:
Sri Lanka (Ceylon)
Verbatim coll. place:
India or Ceylon
Culture or time period:
Indian
Collector:
Rachel Gould Mossman
Collection date:
1960s
Materials:
Cotton (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.0 Use not specified (Secular Dress and Accoutrements, and Adornment) and 2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
June 23, 2006
Context of use:
turban ?
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 146 centimeters
Comment:
Conservation: in good condition
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