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Earring

Museum number:
9-10991
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Alternate number:
221 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
1
Description:
earring; silver, turquoise; worn anytime as ornamentation by men, women (commoners); nobles wear these made of gold; hung from ear with cotton thread
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
Tibet
Collection date:
October 1969
Materials:
Silver (metal)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
width 4.5 centimeters and length 5 centimeters