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Head tassel

Museum number:
9-23333
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
46 (previous number (collector's original number))
Accession number:
Acc.4786
Object count:
1
Description:
Head tassel Red fabric at ends 12.5 black hemp embroidered with weave and grid in red, green, yellow, light and dark blue. Edged with lines of embroidery. Each side has six pink tassels hung from blue, black and white beads.
Donor:
Ann Goldman
Collection place:
Laos
Culture or time period:
Mien
Collection date:
1989
Materials:
Embroidery, Fabric, Fabric (hemp), 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. 1975
Accession date:
September 30, 2011
Context of use:
ceremony
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
whole— width 1.25 inches and whole— length 53 inches
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