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Part of child's belt consisting of long strips of thin plant fibre wrapped into a belt of about six strips and tied to a thick bundle of fibres with string. Became detached during World Gallery redisplay.

Details

component; belt (waist ornaments)
10.135.1
Anthropology

1 item (description level: accessory)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  component; belt (waist ornaments)

Additional maker information
unknown
Place
Little Andaman, Andaman Islands, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India, South Asia, Asia
Additional place information
made or collected:  Little Andaman 
Date made
circa 1906-8
Additional date information
date made:  circa 1906-8 
Collector
Radcliffe-Brown, Alfred Reginald
Additional collector information
collector:  Radcliffe-Brown, Alfred Reginald 

Materials & techniques
plant fibre
Additional material & technique information
material: plant fibre (overall)

Provenance
donor:  Radcliffe-Brown, Alfred Reginald  Undefined - 1910

Use
tuft worn at back, according to register


Related objects
part of belt (waist ornaments) (10.135)
Related subjects
association: A R Brown and the Andaman Islands
object name: belts (waist ornaments)
object name: components

Record created 2018-05-10 by RWEST
Record last updated 2018-05-16 by RWEST

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