About this object

A pale yellow, woven cotton tie with a brass clasp for securing the cloth and bookcovers to a manuscript or pecha.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    Early 20th Century
  • Materials
    Brass; Fibre Yarn Cotton
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of Sir Charles Bell
  • Collector
    Charles Alfred Bell
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    1900 - 1945
  • Measurements
    1805 mm; x 71 1/16 in
  • Note
    Curator's note: This braid and the associated bookcovers (50.31.103f) were used to secure pecha 50.31.103a - d as a set.

    Written by Emma Martin
  • Related people
    Charles Alfred Bell (Collector)

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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