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Object Number:
2003-38-11
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Indochina
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Wood
Cane (plant)
Cotton
Cowry Shells
Technique:
Woven
Sewn
Wrapped
Description:
Dome-shaped crown of open-weave of split grass fiber to which a rectangular backpiece is attached by strands of twisted grass fiber; back piece flares outward at bottom and consists of an open frame wrapped in red cotton thread, cross shaped supports in center and looped designs between; three inch wide strip of red cotton cloth extends across bottom from the center of which hangs a pouch of herringbone weave grass fiber with opening at bottom; two rods about eight inches long covered with red cloth and ending with a white twisted cotton tassel extend from outer corners at bottom of frame four inches; exterior of frame is decorated with cowry shells, attached with thread.
Credit Line:
Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Other Number:
1900.1.192   -   Other Number

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