Necklace (kanthi) Front

Unknown Artist

National Museum - New Delhi

National Museum - New Delhi
New Delhi , India

The necklace (kanthi) of openwork foliate design centering upon a lotus in full bloom set with diamonds with graduating panels of lotus flowers set with diamonds on either side. A row of pearls set in gold cups on top and a fringe of emerald beads at the bottom. The necklace is attached to three gold chains. The reverse is enamelled with red and green floral motifs on a white ground.


  • Title: Necklace (kanthi) Front
  • Creator: Unknown Artist
  • Date: 1800/1900
  • Location: Rajasthan
  • Physical Dimensions: Gold, diamonds, emeralds
  • Accession Number: 90.94

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