Camel muzzle, black, brown and beige in colour. Looped with a needle and braided. Worn on racing camels to prevent them scavaging.
Place details: ASIA. Oman / Al Wusta Jiddat al Harasis Yalooni. Cultural Group: Harasis Local Name: Latham Materials: Sheep Hair (Wool) Animal / Goat Hair Animal / ?. Processes: Looped / Braided / ?. Colour: Black Brown Beige Dimensions: Diam = 230 mm D = 210 mm Maker: Saloom Said Ubeid Field Collector: Gigi Crocker Jones When Collected: November 1994 Other Owners: Roddy Jones, Gigi Crocker Jones (previously called Myrtle Jones) (her Arabic name was Latifa) PRM Source: Gigi Crocker Jones Acquired: Donated 2003 Other Numbers: Field collector's catalogue number: Textile 205 Related Collections: 2003.74 Manuscript collections [collection of notes, personal papers, reports, questionaires etc] 2004.51 Photograph collections
KEYWORD: Camel Accessory / Animal Harness / CLASS: Animal Gear / ?.
Object description: Camel muzzle, black, brown and beige in colour. Looped with a needle and braided. Worn on racing camels to prevent them scavenging. [RJ 17/2/2003]