Himachal Pradesh choker, India
Silver choker from Himachal Pradesh, in Northern India. Made of high-grade silver (tested) with triangular endings with filigree and granulated decoration. The back was protected with some cloth to avoid uncomfortable contact with the skin.
From the 1st half of the XXth c.
Length (only silver): 24 cm (9,45 in)
Width: 55 mm (2,16 in)
Weight: 249,8 gr.
“Colliers ethniques d’Afrique d’Asie, d’Océanie et d’Amérique”, Leurquin, Anne, Skira, 2003