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Baton (sceptre) for Harlequin costume. Cetro (the generic name for anything carried by hand in a costume is alegoria de mao, literally "hand allegory"), surmounted by a golden crown.


dance baton; cetro de mão; alegoria de mão

1 item (description level: part)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  dance baton; cetro de mão; alegoria de mão

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, South America, Americas
Additional place information
made:  Rio de Janeiro 
Date made
Additional date information
date made:  2013 

Materials & techniques
synthetic material; plastic; sequin
Additional material & technique information
material: plastic (crown)
material: synthetic material (overall)
material: sequin (stick)
overall: 695 mm x 210 mm x 137 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 695 mm x 210 mm x 137 mm

Related objects
part of dance clothing (2014.216)
Related subjects
object name: dance batons

Record created 2014-05-21 by AGOODMAN
Record last updated 2017-01-18 by XGVIEWS

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