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Beaded ornament

Museum number:
5-679
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Alternate number:
9 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.777
Object count:
1
Description:
1/2 gourd, covered with net of blue and pink beads; max distance across opening 12.3 cm.
Donor:
J. M. Tinley
Collection place:
Southern Africa
Verbatim coll. place:
Zulu
Culture or time period:
Zulu
Collector:
W. E. Tinley
Collection date:
1860-1900
Materials:
Gourd
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Production date:
Before 1900
Accession date:
1941
Department:
Cat. 5 - Africa (except the Hearst Reisner Egyptian Collection)
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