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Necklace

Unknown19th century

Museum Europäischer Kulturen, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Museum Europäischer Kulturen, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Necklaces such as this, combined with cross-shaped or other pendants, were part of the traditional women’s costume amongst the Hutsuls. Opulently decorated brass objects including jewellery, pistol grips or ceremonial axes, for example, are seen as typical for the Hutsul arts and crafts of the past, nowadays also put to touristic uses.

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Details

  • Title: Necklace
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 19th century
  • Location: Huzulen, Ukraine
  • Physical Dimensions: h63 cm
  • Type: Object
  • Medium: brass, glass, engraved
  • Inv.-No.: IIB52
  • ISIL-No.: DE-MUS-018719
  • External Link: Museum Europäischer Kulturen, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
  • Copyright: Text: © Koehler & Amelang Verlag in der Seemann Henschel GmbH & Co. KG / Museum Euopäischer Kulturen, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / und die Autoren Photo: © Museum Euopäischer Kulturen, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Ute Franz-Scarciglia

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