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Cord

Museum number:
3-28842
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.3707
Object count:
1
Description:
Cord. Strands of red wool loosely twisted together to form cord, ends wrapped with multi-colored bead work sections and yarn tassels. L 164 cm
Donor:
Edgar C. Altermatt, Katharine D. Jenkins, and Mrs. Edgar C. Altermatt
Collection place:
San Pablito, Puebla, Mexico
Culture or time period:
Mexican
Collector:
Katharine D. Jenkins
Collection date:
1955
Materials:
Wool (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
February 24, 1982
Context of use:
A fancy hair cord. [card: crossed off "May have been"] made for tourist market.
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
length 162 centimeters, width 5 centimeters, and length 164 centimeters
Comment:
L-3-5 Special needs: lightweight
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