Earrings - Banjara Festival Attire

Description

Earrings. Pair of earrings for pierced ears. Each earring is composed of an inner and outer circular hoop. A single flat silver pendant is suspended within the inner hoop, while a fringe of 7 pendants of a bugle bead and a silver sphere hang from the inner hoop. From the outer hoop hang a long triangular pendant fringe of 13 graduated strands with bugle beads, terminating in flat silver teardrop forms.

Physical Description

ca. 5 1/2" long from top of hoop to bottom of longest pendant.

Creation Information

Banjara Peoples 1975/2000.

Context

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Description

Earrings. Pair of earrings for pierced ears. Each earring is composed of an inner and outer circular hoop. A single flat silver pendant is suspended within the inner hoop, while a fringe of 7 pendants of a bugle bead and a silver sphere hang from the inner hoop. From the outer hoop hang a long triangular pendant fringe of 13 graduated strands with bugle beads, terminating in flat silver teardrop forms.

Physical Description

ca. 5 1/2" long from top of hoop to bottom of longest pendant.

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These earrings were donated as part of a full festival ensemble.

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Texas Fashion Collection

The UNT Texas Fashion Collection is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of historically significant fashion, and serves as an educational and inspirational resource for students, researchers, and the general public. This vital resource is part of the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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  • 1975/2000

Start & End Dates

  • 1975 - 2000

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Dec. 4, 2014, 2:16 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 28, 2017, 11:26 a.m.

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Banjara Peoples. Earrings - Banjara Festival Attire, physical object, 1975/2000; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc461874/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.