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Object Timeline

1901

  • Work on this object began.

1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1972

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2020

  • You found it!

Ornament (India), early 20th century

This is a Ornament. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is cotton, glass beads. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Amulets, 2016
  • hand-spun, hand-woven brocaded cotton jamdani scraps, pieced and embroidered.
  • Courtesy of dosa inc..
  • 87.2015.7-1/42

Its dimensions are

H x W: 60 x 12 cm (23 5/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Ornament (India), early 20th century; cotton, glass beads; H x W: 60 x 12 cm (23 5/8 x 4 3/4 in.); 1972-81-18

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