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Necklace with Prayer Box


Artist Unknown (India)


late 19th-early 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G211
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Necklace with Prayer Box: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Adornment | Silver
Size: 2 1/2 x 3 5/16 x 1 5/16 in. (6.35 x 8.41 x 3.33 cm) (single element, pendant)27 3/16 in. (69.06 cm) (single element, chain)
Creation Place: India, Naga
Culture: India
Style: 19th-20th century, Rajput style
Inscriptions: Mark and Sticker on one short side, stamped: 3 illegible marks; on bottom, on sticker: [prayer box / India / $450-]
Physical Description: pendant on silver chain; pendant has compartment; smooth, geometric motif pendant
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Linda and Lawrence Perlman
Accession Number: 2002.200.7
Added to Site: February 28, 2009