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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Tassel (sample) made of red, orange and green silk threads folded and bound individually then tied together with red silk floss.

  • Date

    • 1998
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 18 centimetres
    • Width: 8 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Such tassels are made by women in their homes and used to decorate tunics (such as Af1998,01.78-9) associated with marriage.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition


  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1998 (5 March)

  • Acquisition notes

    This fieldwork collection was purchased, together with Af1998,02-03, using BP (British Petroleum) sponsorship in February-March 1998.

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number


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