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Ear Pendant (Kathija)

Date:
19th century
Culture:
India (Tamil Nadu and Kerala)
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); W. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Purchase, Cynthia Hazen Polsky Gift, 1990
Accession Number:
1990.100
Not on view
A pendant ear ornament of four-faceted form with applied decoration and hinged fixture, most associated with Hindu communities in Kerala
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