E0838: India- Straw Ring

Ethnographic

Identifier:
E0838
Classification Category:
10:Unclassifiable Artifacts ➞ Function Unknown
Materials:
botanical ➔ straw
fabric ➔ cloth
Dimensions:
14 cm L
3.5 cm H
Provenance of Object:
This object was held in the museum that Luther College started in 1877. This museum eventually grew into the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, and following this, non-Norwegian American ethnographic objects were returned to Luther and accessioned into the college’s Anthropology Collection. Without additional documentation, was likely obtained by the Luther College Museum (later the Norwegian-American Museum) between the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Ethnic Group:
-
Source Locality:
Santal(?), India
Description:
Straw bundle in a circular shape.
Related Collections
Accession: 1996.ETHN62, 1/1/96 Donated by: Unknown (1996.ETHN62)