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Necklace (manga malai)

unknown1900/2000

National Museum - New Delhi

National Museum - New Delhi

The necklace (manga malai) is made up of forty-six mango-shaped pendants each set with a white sapphire in the middle and surrounded by cabochon rubies. Each mango pendant is interspersed with trefoil- shaped elements set with cabochon rubies. The units are strung on a flexible flat woven gold cord.

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  • Title: Necklace (manga malai)
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: 1900/2000
  • Location: South India
  • Physical Dimensions: Gold, rubies, white sapphires
  • Accession Number: 90.752

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