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Head tassels

Museum number:
9-23332
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
45 (previous number (collector's original number))
Accession number:
Acc.4786
Object count:
1
Description:
Man's ceremonial head tassels Final 14.5" black material with some squares of pattern using brown thread in the weft. Brown, yellow, and white cross stitch and embroidery. Pink silk tassels on strings of black and white beads. Middle of strap is rust red material.
Donor:
Ann Goldman
Collection place:
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Verbatim coll. place:
Purchased in Chiang Mai night market in 1990.
Culture or time period:
Mien
Collection date:
1990
Materials:
Embroidery, Fabric, and Fabric (silk)
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. 1940
Accession date:
September 30, 2011
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
whole— length 7.5 inches, whole— width 1.75 inches, and whole— length 94 inches
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