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Necklace (kanthla)

unknown1800/1900

National Museum - New Delhi

National Museum - New Delhi

The necklace of gold (kanthla) centering on a rectangular pendant flanked by two fan-shaped pendants interspersed with decorated beads set with gems and pearls. Each pendant bears a painted portrait of Shri Nathji of Nathdwara set within a frame decorated with white sapphires, rubies, emeralds, blue glass, pearls and gold beads. The pendants are strung on thick gold cord and attached to a three row gold chain at the back.

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  • Title: Necklace (kanthla)
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: 1800/1900
  • Location: Udaipur, Rajasthan
  • Physical Dimensions: Gold, white sapphires, rubies, emeralds, blue glass, pearls
  • Accession Number: 89.967

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