Pair of head-ornaments made of silver spheres with long chain danglers with bells. Decorated with stamped floral motifs and beaded wire. Suspended from each side of the hair or head-dress from long silver hooks attached to the top of the spheres.
- Made in: Yemen
- (Asia,Middle East,Arabia,Yemen)
- Found/Acquired: Hadramawt
- (Asia,Arabia,Yemen,Aden Protectorate,Eastern Aden Protectorate,Hadramawt)
- Length: 19 centimetres (head-ornament a)
- Diameter: 3.3 centimetres (head-ornament a)
- Weight: 97 grammes (head-ornament a)
- Length: 19 centimetres (head-ornament b)
- Diameter: 3.3 centimetres (head-ornament b)
- Weight: 100 grammes (head-ornament b)
This object is part of a large collection of items donated by Leila Ingrams in 2012 (2012,6030.1ff). Some were collected by her parents, Doreen and Harold Ingrams, between the 1920s-40s and others by Leila herself from the 1980s-2005 on the island of Zanzibar and in Hadramawt, Yemen.
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Object reference number: RRM44235
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