About this object

A woman's hair ornament. Three groups of strings of coral beads with connecting silver balls that finish in three black silk tassels hang down from a silver ornament decorated with punched and filigree designs and set with turquoise, coral and green glass paste.

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; Paste; Silver; Turquoise; String
  • 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
    540 mm x 86 mm x 25 mm; 21 1/4 in x 3 3/8 in x 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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