Afghan beaded yarn belt

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Description Belt made of beaded yarn with leather backing. The belt features a beaded oval pendant and eight triangular pieces with suspended yarn tassels and braided yarn ties at either end. The origin of this piece is not Native American, but tribal Afghan, perhaps Kuchi.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 29 inches length (belt)
1 inch width (belt)
4 inches length (pendant)
2 1/2 inches width (pendant)
Nomenclature Belt (costume accessory)
Subjects Collected by: Mudge, Eva A.
Dates Creation: Not later than 1959
(Date object was donated to the Minnesota Historical Society.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9666.5

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