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Necklace

Date:
17th–19th century
Culture:
Nepal (Newari)
Medium:
Gold, with coral, turquoise and other precious stones
Dimensions:
L. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
John Stewart Kennedy Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.95.93a
Not on view
[ Lockwood de Forest American, New York 1850–1932 Santa Barbara, California , by 1915, sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts from the Rooftops of Asia; Tibet, Nepal and Kashmir," April 22, 1971–June 30, 1971.

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