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  • Place of origin:

    Datia (made)

  • Date:

    c.20th century (made)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Garland with links interlaced silk and metal ribbon (gota), seperated by two circular medallions of with pink silk embroidery and metal embellishments surrounded by tinsel. Teardrop-shaped pendant with embroidered coat of arms of Datia State in metal embellishments against a pink embroidered background, surrounded by tinsel. Garland has been stretched and flattened out of shape.

Place of Origin

Datia (made)


c.20th century (made)

Marks and inscriptions

Vir dalap Sharandah / Datia State
"Lord of the Brave Army, Giver of Refuge"
Devanagari script / English


Length: 64.5 cm

Descriptive line

Garland (Har), metal-thread embroidery with coat of arms of Datia State, Madhya Pradesh, c.20th century; Textiles; Accessories


Silk; Tinsel; Sequins; Ribbon


Embroidery; Braiding


Textiles; Accessories; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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