2003.9.132

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 Documentation: See collector's catalogue Related Collections: 2003.74 Manuscript collections [collection of notes, personal papers, reports, questionaires etc] 2004.51 Photograph collections PRM Image: CD13.9 (Oct 2005)

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]

Gigi Crocker Jones catalogue entry - NUMBER: 205 ITEM: Camel muzzle ARABIC: Latham. Worn on racing camels to prevent them scavenging DATE: 300.11.1994 MAKER: Yarn spun by Ghanna. Looped by Saloom Said Ubeid TRIBE: Harasis LOCATION: Yalooni. Jiddat al Harasis AREA: Wusta LOOM: n/a TECHNIQUE: Looped with a needle and braided MATERIAL: Sheep wool 2 ply, goat hair (?), black, brown, beige SIZE: Di = 23 cm De = 21 cm [RJ 14/1/2003]

Pre-PRM label - Nov '94. Saloom bin Said bin Abayd made this camel muzzle = Latham. Looping technique. Yarn from Ghanna. Feels like 1/2 goat. Aired and frozen 9/97. [RJ 17/2/2003]