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Head ornament (sheeshphul)
Rajasthan, late 19th century
Gold, rubies, emeralds, diamonds, pearls
Acc. No. 57.10/6
The hair ornament (sheeshphul) in the form of an openwork flowerhead centering upon a rose-cut diamond and surrounded by concentric circles of petals set with rubies, emeralds and diamonds. Around the edge a row of seed pearls are threaded through gold loops.