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'Tada' Armlet - Odisha, Eastern India (#BR189) - Sold

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Title: 'Tada' Armlet

Material: Tribal Silver

People: Hindu

Country: Odisha (formerly Orissa), Eastern India

Description: This traditional silver armlet is called a
‘Tada’. The higher central projection symbolizes the tower
(Shikara) of a Hindu temple. It was mostly worn on the
upper arm. Fine silver work and unique patina suggests
early 20th century. The two-part hinged construction is
opened by winding an ornamental screw head clockwise.
Indian jewelry screws generally turn in a direction counter
to that used in the west.

Dimensions" 4 1/2" diameter; 2 1/4" Inner diameter

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