Tassel (sample) made of red, orange and green silk threads folded and bound individually then tied together with red silk floss.
- Made in: Mahdia
- Found/Acquired: Mahdia
- Length: 18 centimetres
- Width: 8 centimetres
Such tassels are made by women in their homes and used to decorate tunics (such as Af1998,01.78-9) associated with marriage.
1998 (5 March)
This fieldwork collection was purchased, together with Af1998,02-03, using BP (British Petroleum) sponsorship in February-March 1998.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EAF64356
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