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Head tassel

Museum number:
9-23331
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090023331
Alternate number:
44 (previous number (collector's original number))
Accession number:
Acc.4786
Object count:
1
Description:
Head tassel Body of piece is black strip of cloth. Final 13" is cross stitched and embroidered in repeating patterns that fill squares and rectangles. Thread is white, brown, dark blue and pink. 27 pink silk tassels hanging from black and white bead trios.
Donor:
Ann Goldman
Collection place:
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Verbatim coll. place:
Purchased in Chiang Mai night market in 1990
Culture or time period:
Mien
Collection date:
1990
Materials:
Embroidery, Fabric, and Glass (material) (beads)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements and 5.3 Objects relating to the Secular and Quasi-religious Rites, Pageants, and Drama
Production date:
ca. 1940
Accession date:
September 30, 2011
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
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