clothing; arm covering

Sleeve holder of black woollen cloth to which strips of black braid have been stitched on the outer face to either side of a strip of black silk. This central strip is decorated with four groups of four sequins arranged around a cross formed of amber coloured glass tubular beads, with black embroidery running all along the centre of the band. Between each group of sequins hangs a 1 dinar coin dated 1925 showing a portrait of Alexander of the kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. The band has the remnants of a pale blue trim around the outer edge, which has been supplemented along one edge with a strip of lace. Secured with a metal hook at one end and a metal eye at the other.

Collection Information

These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.

The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.

If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us: