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The necklace consists of linked 20 gold rosettes of small faceted hemispheres. The faceting, sometimes called 'cut' work, on gold is created by filing to increase the play of light on the metal.
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Materials and Techniques
Length: 29.2 cm
Object history note
Acquired in 1855 probably from the Exposition Universelle, Paris
20 rosettes; Jewellery, gold, filigree, Calcutta
Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)
Skelton, Robert and Mark Francis eds., Arts of Bengal, text by Robert Skelton, John Lowry, Andrew Topsfield, Veronica Murphy and Susan Stronge, London: Whitechapel Art Gallery 1979, no.212, p.73.
ISBN 0 85488 047 X
Journal of Indian Art and Industry No.103, pl.106, fig.736
South & South East Asia Collection