Old Turkoman Woman's Cap Silver Ornament - "Canne".
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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Jewelry: Pre 1960: item # 1212619
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|Jewelry for the headdress of a Turkmen woman, made of silver alloy and set with two flat carnelian cabochons. From an old Swiss collection. Cf. Schletzer, Dieter and Reinhold: Old Silver Jewellery of the Turkoman: An Essay on Symbols in the Culture of Inner Asian Nomads. Berlin: D. Reimer, 1983, pages 174 - 175. Condition: some traces of usage. Dimension: total length: 81 cm, pendant with carnelian: 14 cm x 7 cm, weight: 120 g.|