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    JAPANESE EMBROIDERED BLUE SILK WATCH POUCH. . Blue silk container for watch; two cloth 'pockets' at either end, decorated with characters, flowers, fylfols and swastika.

    • Object type: container
    • Production place: Japan
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    textile

    Fragment of silk bearing six lines of Kufic text.

    • Object type: textile
    • Find spot: Egypt
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    textile

    Textile (fragment). Yellow silk.

    • Object type: textile
    • Find spot: Endere
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    textile

    Remnant. Made of red silk.

    • Object type: textile
    • Production date: 20thC
    • Find spot: China
  • sample

    Sample; bundle of white silk.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: October 1996
    • Production place: Ashgabat
  • sample

    Sample; bundle of black silk.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: October 1996
    • Production place: Ashgabat
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    Sample; bundle of black silk.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: October 1996
    • Production place: Ashgabat
  • sample

    Sample; bundle of orange silk.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: October 1996
    • Production place: Ashgabat
  • sample

    Sample; bundle of red silk.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: October 1996
    • Production place: Ashgabat
  • sample

    Sample; bundle of dark red silk.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: October 1996
    • Production place: Ashgabat
  • sample

    Sample; bundle of burgundy silk.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: October 1996
    • Production place: Ashgabat
  • sample

    Sample; bundle of dark burgundy silk.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: October 1996
    • Production place: Ashgabat
  • sample

    Bolt of cloth; made of shot silk; rectangle of single-selvage red and green cloth with thick yellow and thin yellow, black and white stripes down sides.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: 1997
    • Production place: Ashgabat
  • sample

    Sample (one of twelve); bundle of cream silk floss.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: 20thC(early)
    • Production place: Lebanon
  • sample

    Sample (one of twelve); bundle of purple silk floss.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: 20thC(early)
    • Production place: Lebanon
  • sample

    Sample (one of twelve); bundle of dark red silk floss.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: 20thC(early)
    • Production place: Lebanon
  • sample

    Sample (one of twelve); bundle of fuchsia silk floss.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: 20thC(early)
    • Production place: Lebanon
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    Sample (one of twelve); bundle of dark green silk floss.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: 20thC(early)
    • Production place: Lebanon
  • sample

    Sample (one of twelve); bundle of red silk floss.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: 20thC(early)
    • Production place: Lebanon
  • sample

    Sample (one of twelve); bundle of pale yellow silk floss.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: 20thC(early)
    • Production place: Lebanon
  • sample

    Sample (one of twelve); bundle of green silk floss.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: 20thC(early)
    • Production place: Lebanon
  • sample

    Sample (one of twelve); bundle of magenta silk floss.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: 20thC(early)
    • Production place: Lebanon
  • sample

    Sample (one of twelve); bundle of black silk floss.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: 20thC(early)
    • Production place: Lebanon
  • sample

    Sample (one of twelve); bundle of orange silk floss.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: 20thC(early)
    • Production place: Lebanon
  • sample

    Sample (one of twelve); bundle of violet silk floss.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: 20thC(early)
    • Production place: Lebanon
  • sample

    Sample of silk thread.

    • Object type: sample
    • Production date: 20thC
    • Production place: Nepal
    • Find spot: Nepal
  • animal remains

    Sample of silk (raw).

    • Object type: animal remains
    • Production place: Toliara
    • Find spot: Vohipaso
  • vestment

    Silk fragment of band from an alb.

    • Object type: vestment
    • Production date: 1233-1266
    • Find spot: Tomb of Bishop Cantelupe
  • watch-paper

    Watchpaper; circular; embroidered silk, fringed edge attached to rectangular piece of card.

    • Object type: watch-paper
  • watch-paper

    Watchpaper; circular silk; embroidered with flowers and green border attached to a rectangular piece of card.

    • Object type: watch-paper
  • watch-paper

    Watchpaper; heavily embroidered scene of lady with wreath kneeling at tombstone.

    • Object type: watch-paper
  • watch-paper

    Watchpaper; eight-pointed star on pink background; black gauze overlay.

    • Object type: watch-paper
    • Production date: 1785
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    dummy watch

    SOVEREIGN CASE (?) IN SHAPE OF POCKET-WATCH. Dummy watch. White dial, black hands. Two blue silk compartments.

    • Object type: dummy watch
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    sash

    Sash; silk; red with geometrical design in black, white and green; Ancient Order of Foresters.

    • Object type: sash
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    scarf

    Long, white greeting scarf (khatak).

    • Object type: scarf
    • Production place: Tibet
  • jacket

    Jacket (woman's) made of silk.

    • Object type: jacket
    • Find spot: Korea
  • skirt

    Skirt (woman's) made of silk.

    • Object type: skirt
    • Find spot: Korea
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    jacket

    Woman's black jacket made of silk.

    • Object type: jacket
    • Production date: 1875-1925
    • Production place: China
    • Find spot: China
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    ear-muff

    Ear-pads (pair of, for winter), ear-muffs (?) made of silk and stuffed.

    • Object type: ear-muff
    • Production date: 1875-1925
    • Production place: China
    • Find spot: China
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    tunic

    Man's tunic made of silk with metal buttons.

    • Object type: tunic
    • Production date: 1875-1925
    • Production place: China
    • Find spot: China
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    scarf

    Scarf made of silk (?).

    • Object type: scarf
    • Find spot: Amdo
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    belt

    Belt made of silk.

    • Object type: belt
    • Find spot: China
  • shawl

    Dhaka cloth shawl made of silk; yellow, brown and white.

    • Object type: shawl
    • Find spot: Kosi Hills
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    bodice

    Woman's bodice made of cloth (silk).

    • Object type: bodice
    • Find spot: Kutch District
  • sash

    Sash (headman's or mediator's) made of silk.

    • Object type: sash
    • Find spot: Bhutan
  • sash

    Sash (headman's or mediator's) made of silk.

    • Object type: sash
    • Find spot: Gamrichu Valley
  • dress

    Dress 'lungsem' made of silk, decorated cloth with two seams.

    • Object type: dress
    • Find spot: Tashigang
  • robe

    Robe (man's) 'go' made of silk.

    • Object type: robe
    • Find spot: Bhutan
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    waistcoat

    Waistcoat made of cloth (silk).

    • Object type: waistcoat
    • Find spot: India
  • amulet-case

    Register 1966: Rectangular cotton amulet cases, one green and one red, attached to a stilky fabric.

    • Object type: amulet-case
    • Find spot: India
  • scroll

    Chenrezi scroll made of cloth (?), cloth (silk).

    • Object type: scroll
    • Find spot: Tibet
  • scroll

    Scroll (group of figures) made of cloth (silk).

    • Object type: scroll
    • Find spot: Tibet
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    shoe

    Pair of Manchu boy's shoes made of cloth (satin).

    • Object type: shoe
    • Find spot: China
  • cloth

    Length of plain black cloth with dragon motif in the weave.

    • Object type: cloth
    • Find spot: Yaw District
  • stopper

    Stopper (for scent-bottle) made of silk.

    • Object type: stopper
    • Find spot: Maldives
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    tassel

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

    • Object type: tassel
    • Production date: 1998
    • Production place: Mahdia
    • Find spot: Mahdia
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    waist-band

    Waist-band made of tulle, cord.

    • Object type: waist-band
    • Find spot: Bioko
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    head-dress

    Head-dress (with pompoms, and tassels, and cords) made of cloth (silk), thread (silk).

    • Object type: head-dress
    • Find spot: San Cristóbal Totonicapan
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    skirt

    Skirt made of cloth (silk).

    • Object type: skirt
    • Find spot: San Pedro Sacatepequez
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    bag

    Bag. Made of textile (silk).

    • Object type: bag
    • Production place: Japan
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    bag

    Bag (tea jar.part of). Made of textile (silk).

    • Object type: bag
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Production place: Japan
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    bag

    Bag (tea jar). Made of textile (silk).

    • Object type: bag
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Production place: Japan
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    bag

    Bag (tea jar). Made of textile (silk).

    • Object type: bag
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Production place: Japan
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    bag

    Bag (tea jar). Made of textile (silk).

    • Object type: bag
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Production place: Japan
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    bag

    Bag (tea jar). Key fret patterns. Made of textile (silk).

    • Object type: bag
    • Production place: Japan
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    bag

    Bag (tea jar). Made of textile (silk).

    • Object type: bag
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Production place: Japan
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    bag

    Bag (tea jar). Made of textile (silk).

    • Object type: bag
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Production place: Japan
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    bag

    Bag (tea jar). Made of textile (silk).

    • Object type: bag
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Production place: Japan
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    wallet

    Green brocaded silk double-opening notecase.

    • Object type: wallet
    • Producer: R Lush (Made by)
    • Production date: 1912
    • Production place: British Isles
  • notgeld

    Notgeld.

    • Object type: notgeld
    • Authority: City of Bielefeld
    • Production date: 1922
    • Production place: Bielefeld
  • notgeld

    Notgeld.

    • Object type: notgeld
    • Authority: City of Bielefeld
    • Production date: 1923
    • Production place: Bielefeld
  • notgeld

    Notgeld.

    • Object type: notgeld
    • Authority: City of Bielefeld
    • Production date: 1922
    • Production place: Bielefeld
  • notgeld

    Notgeld.

    • Object type: notgeld
    • Authority: City of Bielefeld
    • Production date: 1922
    • Production place: Bielefeld
  • kimono

    Kimono in soft claret coloured, figured silk, with a scattered, resist paste (yuzen) design of flowers and bamboo leaves coloured in pinks, shades of green, grey, and white. There are touches of gold outlining. Fully lined: three-quarters...

    • Object type: kimono
    • Production date: 1900-1950
    • Production place: Japan
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    watch-paper

    Watch-paper (?), silk, embroidered with the initials 'L S' and the year 1789, with sequins and embroidery around the circumference

    • Object type: watch-paper
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    sari

    Sari, made of silk?

    • Object type: sari
    • Find spot: Assam
  • scarf

    Green chiffon scarf.

    • Object type: scarf
    • Production date: 1944-1946
    • Production place: Burma
    • Find spot: Burma
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    table-cloth

    Silk table runner, pictorial textile with tassel at each corner

    • Object type: table-cloth
    • Production place: China
    • Find spot: China
  • blouse

    Blouse, diaphanous cream coloured silk.

    • Object type: blouse
    • Production date: 1944-1946
    • Production place: Burma
    • Find spot: Burma
  • blouse

    A man's jacket, salmon pink coloured Mandalay silk.

    • Object type: blouse
    • Production date: 1944-1946
    • Production place: Burma
    • Find spot: Burma
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    shirt

    Silk blouse, decorated with metal thread.

    • Object type: shirt
    • Production place: China
    • Find spot: China
  • notgeld

    Notgeld.

    • Object type: notgeld
    • Production date: 1921
    • Production place: Bielefeld
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    notgeld

    Notgeld.

    • Object type: notgeld
    • Production date: 1921
    • Production place: Bielefeld
  • amulet

    Good luck token ('martenitsa'), red and white silk (?) in the form of two discs tied at top.

    • Object type: amulet
    • Production date: 20thC
    • Production place: Bulgaria
    • Find spot: Bulgaria
  • amulet

    Good luck token ('martenitsa'), red and white silk (?) in the form of two discs, the silk wound round a button with serrated edge, tied with a bow.

    • Object type: amulet
    • Production date: 20thC
    • Production place: Bulgaria
    • Find spot: Bulgaria
  • wedding-veil

    A wedding-veil (?);* made of Damascus silk; rectangle of black silk with gold geometric pattern with red stripe along each side; black braided tassels wrapped with gold metallic thread along opposing sides. * donor information

    • Object type: wedding-veil
    • Production date: 1880s
    • Production place: Damascus; Baghdad
    • Find spot: Baghdad
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    cushion

    Cushion made of cloth (silk).

    • Object type: cushion
    • Find spot: Asia; India
  • coat

    Woman's bridal coat made of red satin.

    • Object type: coat
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    belt

    Belt made of silk.

    • Object type: belt
  • cloak

    A man's cloak, an 'abayah', made of silk.

    • Object type: cloak
    • Find spot: Iraq
  • hat

    Man's hat made of cloth (silk).

    • Object type: hat
    • Find spot: Sanaa
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    thread

    Skein of silk thread.

    • Object type: thread
    • Find spot: Palestine; Jordan; Israel; Syria
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    thread

    Skein of silk thread.

    • Object type: thread
    • Find spot: Palestine; Jordan; Israel; Syria
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    thread

    Skein of silk thread.

    • Object type: thread
    • Find spot: Palestine; Jordan; Israel; Syria
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    thread

    Skein of silk thread.

    • Object type: thread
    • Find spot: Palestine; Jordan; Israel; Syria
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    thread

    Skein of silk thread.

    • Object type: thread
    • Find spot: Palestine; Jordan; Israel; Syria
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    thread

    Skein of silk thread.

    • Object type: thread
    • Find spot: Palestine; Jordan; Israel; Syria
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    thread

    Skein of silk thread.

    • Object type: thread
    • Find spot: Palestine; Jordan; Israel; Syria
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    thread

    Skein of silk thread.

    • Object type: thread
    • Find spot: Palestine; Jordan; Israel; Syria
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    thread

    Two samples of spun silk thread, red and green.

    • Object type: thread
    • Find spot: Palestine; Jordan; Israel; Syria
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    head-dress

    Head-dress (with pompoms, and tassels, and cords) made of cloth (silk), thread (silk).

    • Object type: head-dress
    • Find spot: San Cristóbal Totonicapan
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    head-dress

    Head-dress (with pompoms, and tassels, and cords) made of cloth (silk), thread (silk).

    • Object type: head-dress
    • Find spot: San Cristóbal Totonicapan