University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameKanakti
Object Number:2017-24-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: India
Period: 20th Century
Date Made: 20th Century
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1970
Sterling Silver
Length: 44.1 cm
Width: 16.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Rosalind Dutton, 2017


Silver belt, kanakti or kamarband, made of linked chains with three loops holding ornaments at the front. There are six plaques with floral designs that break up the six rows of chains. The belt has two clasps which are held together by a pin.

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