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money belt
  • China
  • money belt, 1900s
  • Where object was made: China
  • cotton, embroidering, braiding
  • Paper Type: stem, running needle-woven cord, machi
  • Object Length/Width: 28 x 12.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 11 x 4 3/4 in
    Length/Width/Depth: Lgth.with cloth ties 95.5 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: Lgth.with cloth ties 37 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mrs. R. Boese
  • Not on display
  • 1950.0054

Money belt with endless knot and other geometric patterns. It has embroidery with braided loops on lavender plain weave ground with braided cord loops.