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Jewellery

c.1853 (made)
Place Of Origin

Head Ornament (jhumar)


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Gold filigree with claw settings and pink sapphires, aquamarine with colouring material behind green glass and pearls.
Brief Description
Head ornament, Gold filigree with pearls and green glass beads. Delhi, c.1853.
Physical Description
Head Ornament (jhumar)
Dimensions
  • Height: 18cm
Object history
Probably in the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1855; transferred from the India Museum to the South Kensington Museum (now V&A) in 1879.
Bibliographic Reference
Barnard, Nick, Indian Jewellery: The V&A Collection London: V&A Publishing, 2008 Number: ISBN 9781851774838p. 75, pl. 3.33
Other Number
9,651 - India Museum Slip Book
Collection
Accession Number
03325(IS)

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record createdMay 14, 2009
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