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Ornament

Museum number:
9-22586a,b
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Accession number:
Acc.2696
Object count:
2
Description:
Turban decoration, a) metal tube, upper portion wrapped with pink paper secured with pink and gold thread; lower portion wrapped with gold plastic fringe. b) curved plume, (slides into a) metal rod wrapped with silver and gold thread; thirteen gold plastic tassels, attached to upper portion of rod, with one pink bead and one pearl at the base of each.
Donor:
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ready, Jr. Fund
Collection place:
Rajasthan, India
Verbatim coll. place:
India, Rajasthan
Collector:
Renaldo "Ronald" Maduro
Collection date:
June 1986?
Materials:
Metal, Paper (fiber product), and Plastic (organic material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
November 11, 1970
Context of use:
Accessory for men's turban.
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
width 11 centimeters, length 19 centimeters, length 27 centimeters, and width 2.5 centimeters
Comment:
9-22586a,b is associated with 9-11184 and 9-22587. J Goodrich.
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