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Necklace

Object Number:29-221-34
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Rajasthan
Section:Asian
Materials:Metal
Cotton
Iconography:Ganesha
Lakshmi
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:CG2001-1-7 - Found in Collection Number
34 - Sommerville Number

Description

Necklace (phul) with amulet attached. 4 Z-spun, S-twisted cords Z-twisted together. Eight circular pendents strung together on either side of a central square pendant. Two round beads seperate the square and circular pendents. The central pendant depicts a man and a woman (Ganesha and Lakshmi) sitting beneath an arch in the forest. Amulets like these are known by many names including madaliya and patri.

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