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Skein of black silk thread, for embroidering womens' dresses.
- Found/Acquired: Bayram-Ali, bazaar
- (Asia,Turkmenistan,Turkmenistan, south,Bayram-Ali)
- Length: 27 centimetres
- Width: 5 centimetres
Good; bought new.
Presented by Dr St John Simpson of the Department of Western Asiatic Antiquities. The collection As1995,22 was made during a period of archaeological research in Merv, September - October 1995. Dr Simpson's notes for this piece state: "bought new in Bairam Ali Sunday bazaar, women's dress section".
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Object reference number: RRM185679
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