Pair of earrings

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Object

Jewellery

Title

Pair of earrings

Production date

c. 1997

Material

Metal

Dimensions

Height (Whole): 82mm
Width (Whole): 50mm

Description

These gold coloured heart-shaped earrings are reproductions of Asian jewellry. Together with the necklace tikka and rings they are representative of what a bride might wear at a traditional Indian wedding. Jewellery is a very important part of a woman's dowry in Indian weddings and is usually made of high quality gold. These pieces are copies, purchased for the museum by members of the Factory Community Centre Asian Women's Group.

Associated place

Hackney

Object number

1997.146

On display?

Yes

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