Mauritanian Gilded Silver Gold Washed Fan-Shaped Hair Bead Ornaments - C554
Mauritanian Gilded Silver Gold Washed Fan-Shaped Hair Bead Ornaments.
Now selling these individually. Those in the photo are samples. We have several of these in stock. Yours will resemble the hair ornaments in the photograph.
These hair ornaments come from the Tukolor peoples of Senegal and Mauritania. They are collectible, authentic and very special. Circa early to mid 1900's. These pendants have dents and wear.
Hole at top. Some range in sizes but approximately .75 x .75 inches (19-20mm x 19-20mm).
Also, check out the collection shown at the Smithsonian Museum for African Art:
Collector Item 554
Tags: Collector's Beads, Gilded silver, Gilt, Gilt silver, Gold, gold wash, gold-washed beads, granulated silver, hair beads, hair ornaments, Mauritania, Mauritanian, Mauritanian beads, Silver