Hair pendant (one of a pair)

Tibetian (Lhasa)
19th–early 20th century


14.5 x 4.7 x 2.9 cm (5 11/16 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Medium or Technique

Turqouise and silver

Not On View


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Hair ornaments

Woman’s hair pendant with turquoise geometric shaped lotus blossoms. This pendant would have been worn just above the ear, suspended from a metal loop, on the reverse, that would have been attached to a wig.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection