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Head-stall

  • Place of origin:

    Mandalay (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1887 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Canvas covered flannel and cotton gimp

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lt. Col. C.H. Sheppard

  • Museum number:

    IM.178-1921

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Festival head-stall for a cart-bullock, formed of canvas covered red, green and yellow flannel ornamented with applied shaped pieces. Consisting of a fore-head piece, a rope like band to pass over the top of the neck, and a lower strap to go under the jaw. The forehead piece has a triple-pointed projection. It is decorated with discs, quatrefoils, crescents and wavy white cotton gimp.

Place of Origin

Mandalay (made)

Date

ca. 1887 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Canvas covered flannel and cotton gimp

Dimensions

Length: 47 cm, Width: 29 cm across forehead, Length: 18.5 in, Width: 11.125 in across forehead

Descriptive line

Festival head-stall for a cart-bullock, formed of canvas covered flannel, Mandalay, ca. 1887

Materials

Canvas; Flannel; Gimp

Techniques

Embroidering

Categories

Transport; Hats & headwear; Ceremonial objects; Clothing; Arms & Armour; Animals and Wildlife; Equestrian equipment

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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