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Necklace with amulet Necklace

This is a necklace. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is silver alloy, turquoise, carnelian beads, fiber. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Miss Frances Morris. It is credited Gift of Frances Morris.

  • Necklace (India)
  • gold-foil, enamel, pearls, diamonds, rubies, sapphires, emeralds,....
  • Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
  • 1931-6-56
  • Amulets, 2016
  • hand-spun, hand-woven brocaded cotton jamdani scraps, pieced and embroidered.
  • Courtesy of dosa inc..
  • 87.2015.7-1/42

Its dimensions are

overall length: 35 cm (13 3/4 in.) amulet: 9.3 x 9.5 x 2 cm (3 11/16 x 3 3/4 x 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Necklace with amulet Necklace; silver alloy, turquoise, carnelian beads, fiber; overall length: 35 cm (13 3/4 in.) amulet: 9.3 x 9.5 x 2 cm (3 11/16 x 3 3/4 x 13/16 in.); Gift of Frances Morris; 1951-111-95

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