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Necklace

Pendant

Native NamePhul
Object Number:2017-24-6
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Jaipur
Period: 20th Century
Date Made: 20th Century
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1970
Section:Asian
Materials:Sterling Silver
Thread
Cotton
Iconography:Durga
Lion
Length: 55 cm
Width: 6.1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Rosalind Dutton, 2017

Description

A necklace with a pendant (phul) which depicts a female deity, most likely Durga riding a lion. The necklace is made of a blacked dyed cotton which is broken into sections by red and brown tightly colied threads. Amulets like the one on the end of the necklace are also known by many names including madaliya and patri.

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