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Turban ornament (sarpech)
Rajasthan, 19th century
Gold, diamonds, emeralds
Acc. No. 57.10/9
The turban jewel (sarpech) designed as three openwork emerald and diamond-set foliate cluster panels. The center panel is set with a large hexagonal emerald carved with a chrysanthemum flower and the two side panels each center upon a rectangular emerald carved with a floral motif. The tapering scroll aigrette with a row of emeralds in the center and flanked by diamond petals with a single emerald drop and five emerald drops suspended below.