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Gowri Shankaram Necklace


Artist Unknown ()


early 19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G211
Gowri Shankaram Necklace, Artist Unknown ()
Gowri Shankaram Necklace: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Adornment | Rudraksha berries, gold, rubies and garnets
Size: L.17-1/2 x W.(at widest point in pendant)4-3/8 x D.1-5/8 in.
Creation Place: India, Tamil Nadu
Culture: India, Tamil Nadu
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscription inscription on back (Silver portion) of pendant
Physical Description: pendant suspended from a garland of twin rudraksha berries; central gold piece depicting two figures on a bull; one emerald pendant at bottom split during installation, two pieces stored in envelope in A12.3 MS
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Christina N. and Swan J. Turnblad Memorial Fund
Accession Number: 92.132.1
Added to Site: February 28, 2009