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Belt (kamarband)

Unknown Artist1800/1900

National Museum - New Delhi

National Museum - New Delhi

The belt (kamarband) of gold in the form of eighty-four rectangular interlocking plaques in two rows, each with a floral motif set with diamonds and cabochon rubies on a green and gold ground. On one side, the drop shaped petal of the flower projects in a semi-circle which fits into a corresponding semi-circular recess in the next plaque. The clasp of eight similar plaques arranged vertically. The reverse is plain gold.

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  • Title: Belt (kamarband)
  • Creator: Unknown Artist
  • Date: 1800/1900
  • Location: North India
  • Physical Dimensions: Gold, diamonds, rubies, enamel
  • Accession Number: 82.259

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