Flower necklace

This necklace is made up of silver with emeralds and rubies. It is highly stylised in overall composition and is yet very realistic in its rendering of the lotus-shaped beads or pendants. It enjoyed a religious context and must have decorated a deity.

Date/Period
19th century
Region
South India
Dimension
Object size: H:39.5 x W:6 x D:4cm
Accession No.
2006-01636
Material
Silver, emeralds, rubies
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Category
Silver