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Altarcloth

Museum number:
9-13089
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.3184
Object count:
1
Description:
Altarcloth; silk red with brocaded patterns (curvilinear) in green, blue, or yellow, two 53 cm long strips stitched on 25.5 cm from side edges; linen? backing.
Donor:
Harold C. Glidewell and Mrs. Harold C. Glidewell
Collection place:
China
Verbatim coll. place:
Northern China.
Culture or time period:
Chinese
Collector:
Daniel A. Damkroeger
Collection date:
ca. 1900-1902
Materials:
Linen (material) and Silk
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.1 Religion and Divination: Objects and garb associated with practices reflecting submission, devotion, obedience, and service to supernatural agencies
Context of use:
Identified by donor as altar cover.
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 81 centimeters and width 103 centimeters
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