Turban Pin

Traditional south Indian jewellery is usually crafted to complement the shape and structure of the parts of the body, from head to toe. This is an unusual gold filigree turban ornament in the shape of a peacock. This an heirloom collected by Dr. R. D. Gangatharan’s family.

Date/Period
20th century
Region
Singapore/Malaya
Dimension
Object size: 4.0 x 5.0 x 1.2 cm
Accession No.
2015-00528
Material
Gold
Collection of
Indian Heritage Centre
Credit Line
Gift of Dr.R.D.Gangatharan in memory of Mrs Lakshmi Rengasamy Davar
Category
Gold