Roughly 9 inches x 9 inches x 4 inches, with a richly patinated surface, this container is a wonderful ethnographic artifact from anot...
The cradle board is 20 inches long and 8 inches at the widest point. Condition is pristine.
Known in India as "Bidri", damascene metalwork was developed by the Persian court silversm...
The hair was often (especially for festivals) decorated with added silver ornaments and/or hairpins.
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pendent measures approximately 4 inches tall and 3.75 ...
Vase is in very good condition, no chips, no dents, and no losses.
The case is 9+ inches long with silk cord for drawstrings, elaborately knotted and tasseled.
Flint was an essential and valuable item for nomadic and indigenous cultures and as such was frequently carries in pouch specifically designed for its use.
The last picture enlargement shows how the toggle would have been used to secure the cords of a hat. The bead would be moved up the cords so that the toggle would be tight under the chin. This system would hold the hat on the head while miniumizing preasure and discomfort to the skin.
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