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Camel Girth (Pakistan), early–mid-20th century

This is a Camel girth. It is dated early–mid-20th century and we acquired it in 2007. Its medium is goat hair and its technique is split-ply braiding with tassels. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 269.2 x 9.5 cm (8 ft. 10 in. x 3 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Camel Girth (Pakistan), early–mid-20th century; goat hair; H x W: 269.2 x 9.5 cm (8 ft. 10 in. x 3 3/4 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund; 2007-20-1

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