Keywords: swan

8 objects
F1991.4

Marriage necklace (chettiar thali)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1991.4

This marriage neclace consists of 16 gold tubular beads of stamped cross-hatched design strung on a thick black cord. These are interspersed with 7 large pendants of which four have a distinctive handlike shape. A spire rises perpendicularly from the center of each of these and its finial has eight facets representing the eight directions. …