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Pair of silver crescent-shaped anklets (hajul); tubular and hollow with floral stamped and chased decoration. Gravel inside the hollow anklets rattles with the movement of the wearer.
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Circumference: 6.50 centimetres (average)
Diameter: 10.50 centimetres (average)
Weight: 71 grammes (2009,6023.100)
Weight: 73 grammes (2009,6023.99)
Width: 2.50 centimetres (average)
- Curator's comments
- For similar examples see: Ruth Hawley, 'Silver: The Traditional Art of Oman' (London, 2000); Jehan S. Rajab, 'Silver Jewellery of Oman' (Kuwait, 1997); Neil Richardson and Marcia Dorr, 'The Craft Heritage of Oman' (Dubai, 2003).
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- This object is part of a collection of 20th century silver items (2009,6023.1 ff.) acquired in Oman between 1987-1995. This collection was mainly acquired in the markets of Nizwa, Mutrah and Rustaq and a small number of pieces were acquired in Sur, Wadi Bani Ouf, Bahla, Ibra and Ibri.
- Middle East
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