About this object

A woman's hair ornament. A silver ornament decorated with punched foliage designs and set with enamels, corals and turquoise. This is finished with three groups of coral bead strings with connecting silver roundels that end in three hanging black silk tassels.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    Uyghur [Uighur]
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Eastern Asia: China: Xinjiang: Kashgar: Yarkand
  • Date made
    About 1900
  • Materials
    Yarn Silk; Coral; Enamel; Silver; Turquoise
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of Sir Francis Younghusband
  • Collector
    Francis Edward Younghusband
  • Place collected
    Asia: Eastern Asia: China: Xinjiang: Kashgar: Yarkand
  • Date collected
    About 1900
  • Measurements
    490 mm x 55 mm x 17 mm; 19 5/16 in x 2 3/16 in x 11/16 in
  • Note
    Curator's note: Probably collected by Younghusband during his residency in Kashgar. Written by Emma Martin
  • Related people

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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