Headband with forehead ornament (tikka)

Indian, Tamil Nadu
early 19th century


Object Place: Tamil Nadu, India

Dimensions

Length: 37.9cm (14 15/16in.) necklace Height x width x depth: 3.2 x 4.3 x 0.3 cm (1 1/4 x 1 11/16 x 1/8 in.) pendant

Accession Number

28.128

Medium or Technique

Gold links set with rubies; pendant with rubies, diamonds, emerald, and pearls

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Collections

Asia, Jewelry

Classifications

Diadems

Provenance

Given to the MFA by Miss Ellen Starkey Bates in 1928.

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates