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Silver Girdle

Museum of Ethnic Cultures, Minzu University of China

Museum of Ethnic Cultures, Minzu University of China

This is a girdle made of silver. It is an essential part of the jelwery worn by Dai woman. When a girl is born, her parents make a silver girdle like this to give to her as her dowry on the day she is married.

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  • Title: Silver Girdle
  • Provenance: Museum of Ethnic Cultures, Minzu University of China
  • Original Source: http://bwg.muc.edu.cn/
  • object type: Accessory
  • ethnic group: Dai

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