About this object

A pair of rainbow stripped garters still with connecting threads (which become tassles when cut) in place. Tablet woven with silk yarn. Central stripe is turquoise, thin pink, then red.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Textile/Clothing
  • Culture
    Tibetan
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    20th Century early
  • Materials
    Yarn Silk
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of Frederick Marshman and Irma Bailey
  • Collector
    Bailey, Frederick Marshman; Bailey, Irma
  • Place collected
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date collected
    1921 - 1928
  • Measurements
    40 mm x 2420 mm
  • Note
    Identical in rainbow stripes to 1965.28.9, but narrower and shorter.
  • Related people
    Frederick Marshman Bailey (Collector); Irma Bailey (Collector)

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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