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Not currently on display at the V&A


mid 19th century (made)
Place of origin

The bracelet is made of gilt metal triple-pointed segments on silk and metal thread band.

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Gilt metal with silk and cord
Brief description
Bracelet, gilt metal with silk and metal cord, Bengal, mid 19th century.
Physical description
The bracelet is made of gilt metal triple-pointed segments on silk and metal thread band.
Marks and inscriptions
  • Transliteration
Object history
The jewellery was received from the Annual International Exhibition, London, 1872.
Bibliographic references
  • Arts of Bengal : the heritage of Bangladesh and eastern India : an exhibition organized by the Whitechapel Art Gallery in collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum : 9 November-30 December 1979, Whitechapel Art Gallery ..., 12 January-17 February 1980, Manchester City Art Gallery ... . [London]: Whitechapel Art Gallery, [1979] Number: 085488047X (pbk.) : p.74
  • Susan Stronge, Nima Smith, and J.C. Harle. A Golden Treasury : Jewellery from the Indian Subcontinent London : Victoria and Albert Museum in association with Mapin Publishing, Ahmedabad, 1988. ISBN: 0944142168 p.92-93
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Record createdFebruary 23, 2015
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