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Necklace

Object Number:29-221-33
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Rajasthan
Section:Asian
Materials:Wool
Metal
Iconography:Ganesha
Lakshmi
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:CG2001-1-5 - Found in Collection Number
33 - Sommerville Number

Description

Necklace (phul) with an amulet attached. 4 Z-spun, S-twisted cords Z-twisted together. Several overhand knots and some crepe twisting throughout. Five circular pendents strung through cord, one large central square pendant with two eyes for the cord to pass through. Subject of pendant appears to be Ganesha and Lakshmi sitting under two arches. Amulets like these are known by many names including madaliya and patri.

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