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Belt (South Africa), ca. 1896

This is a Belt. It is dated ca. 1896 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is beads, hide and its technique is beads strung and wrapped around leather core. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. Daniel Putnam Adams.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 33 x 2 cm (13 x 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Belt (South Africa), ca. 1896; beads, hide; H x W: 33 x 2 cm (13 x 13/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Daniel Putnam Adams; 1969-98-10-d,e

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