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Umbrella

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Object Number:50-30-14
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Khasi Hills
Section:Asian
Materials:Bamboo
Palm Leaf
Credit Line:Purchased from U. R. Ehrenfels, 1950

Description

Oval with a high frontal peak. A five piece heavy frame - circular rim, central ridge pole, and three supports for peak. Outer light frame - wicker and plain cris-cross bamboo strips. Inner light frame - plain cris-cross strips. Between the two are (palm?) leaves. Braided loops on sides and back.

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