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Object Number 1986.027.0001 c-e
Object Name Jewelry
Date 1982-1982
Culture Indian
Description Wedding sari, choli, pair ring-bracelets, nose ring, hair jewelry. Sari: red nylon embroidered with paisley motifs in gold ribbon and sequins, border pattern. Choli: red nylon. Jewelry: red and gilt metal, nose ring with gold decorated chain to hair; pair 5 rings with chain to bracelet, 3 decorated chain with central red medallion hair ornament. Worn in Dallas, material from Rhodesia made in India near Bombay for donor age 12, male (possibly) embroiderers. Draped Gujarati style.

a = Sari (A1-165-C16)
b = Bodice (300902)
c-e = Jewelry (A1-165-C16)
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Adornment
Credit line gift of Mrs. Rohini Arter