Head Ornament


From: Tibet

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 51-4-176
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tibetan
Provenience Tibet
Date Made 18th Century - 1935
Section Asian
Materials Brass | Silver | Coral | Malachite | Turquoise | Copper Alloy

Circular disk of brass with thin layer of silver set with row of corals(some missing) and a row of malachite, with large coral in high central bezel. Attached is rectangular pendant (by blue cord) of white brass frame enclosing red-painted copper with two pieces of rough turquoise matrix and 4 pieces, rough coral.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number 172 - Other Number

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