Belt

Description
Part of a padded belt; faced with black and white woven band, complex geometric patterns; backed with dark blue twill cloth with fine strips - 2 red, 2 white. Two silver coins with Arabic script attached to the front; half-round patterned silver fitting one end, remains of leather strap or other (possibly for a buckle). Possibly part of a belt to hold a dagger (khanjar).
length = 485mm x width = 46mm
John Carter collection
Accession Loan No.
94/1998/27
Collection Class
Clothing and accessories
Common Name
belt
Simple Name
belt
Full Name
part of padded belt
Dimensions
whole length 485 mm; whole width 46 mm
Production Year High
1970s
Production Country
Oman
Production Area Region
Western Asia (Middle East and Near East)
Production Continent
Asia
Family Group

Material
silver; leather
Function Detail
possibly part of belt to hold ‘khanjar’ (dagger)
Collection Continent
Asia

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