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  • Place of origin:

    India (Former Central Provinces, made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brass wire with traces of gilding

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E M Herbert Wright

  • Museum number:


  • 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)


19th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Brass wire with traces of gilding


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




South & South East Asia Collection

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