University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-58-107
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Sumatra
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Cotton
Wool (uncertain)
Length: 48cm
Width: 48cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

Quandrangular piece of black cloth, the edges embroidered with a simple zigzag pattern in red-dyed (goat's) hair. A rectangular patch of red flannel coveres the middle part in the centre of which is a round hole to fit over the hook by which the cage is suspended. Suitable for the type of bird-cage represented by P1398 or P1524. See 29-58-108.


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