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Belt ornament

Description

Belt ornament or benyop or banyop of cast bronze, made by the lost wax method, with looped top: India, Arunachal Pradesh, Siang, worn by Adi-Minyong, Abor, Galong and Dagla women until the birth of their first child

Museum reference

A.1922.568

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Belt ornament, Benyop, Banyop

Production information

Siang, Arunachal Pradesh, India, South Asia

Style / Culture

Adi-Minyong
Abor
Galong
Dagla

Materials

Bronze

Physical description

Cast bronze, made by the lost wax method; looped top

References

Oppi Untracht, Traditional Jewelry of India, London, 1997, p. 140

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