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Armlets

Armlets

  • Place of origin:

    India (Former Central Provinces, made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brass wire with traces of gilding

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E M Herbert Wright

  • Museum number:

    109&A-1904

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A pair of armlets in a double wave of gilt brass wire, the inner sides painted in vermilion. Pendant grelots are attached to chains on one side with a boss of spiralled wire, supported by a thin cone of metal on the opposite side by the opening.

Place of Origin

India (Former Central Provinces, made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Brass wire with traces of gilding

Dimensions

Height: 2.2 cm, Diameter: 6.9 cm

Object history note

given by Miss E.M. Herbert Wright

Descriptive line

Pair of armlets, brass, Central India, before 1894.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

p. 63, pl. 3.16
Barnard, Nick, Indian Jewellery: The V&A Collection London: V&A Publishing, 2008 Number: ISBN 9781851774838

Materials

Gilt-brass

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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