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Yarn

Museum number:
9-21576
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090021576
Alternate number:
MVC-0392 (previous number (MVC number, Mossman-Vitale collection))
Accession number:
Acc.4734
Object count:
1
Description:
Bundle of yarn; seven white cotton skeins joined by loops of cotton at top and bottom tied for ikat dying.
Donor:
Kathleen Vitale and Paul Vitale
Collection place:
Sri Lanka (Ceylon)
Verbatim coll. place:
India and Ceylon
Culture or time period:
Indian
Collector:
Rachel Gould Mossman
Collection date:
1963
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Yarn
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements and 8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
June 23, 2006
Context of use:
one stage of processing yarn for weaving
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 84 centimeters
Comment:
Conservation: good
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