Madhya Pradesh brass anklet
Cast-brass two-part anklet (chura) worn in pairs by Gond women in Chhindwara District, in Madhya Pradesh, India. After casting, the anklets’ surface is turned on a hand lathe and the two parts joined by inserted rods.
From mid XXth century.
Diameter (smaller side): 8,5 cm (3,34 in).
Diameter (larger side): 10 cm ( 3,94 in)
Width: : 6,5 cm (2,56 in)
Weight: 538,3 gr
“Traditional jewellery of India”, Oppi Untracht, Abrams, NY, 1997
“Bracelets ethniques”, van Cutsem, Anne, Skira, 2002