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Armlet

Museum number:
9-11390
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090011390
Alternate number:
442 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
armlet; silver; six elements each consisting of a pair of bi-pointed cylinders surmounted by an oval granulated cluster, strung on a black cotton cord accented with gilt thread; circumference as worn approximately 32 cm.
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
Udaipur district, Rajasthan, India
Verbatim coll. place:
India, Rajasthan, Udaipur att.
Culture or time period:
Indian
Collector:
Renaldo "Ronald" Maduro
Collection date:
1969-1970
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Silver (metal)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Context of use:
worn on the upper arm by women of the Bhil tribe; made by men
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
circumference 32 centimeters
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