Group of 6 Mauritanian Gilded Silver Gold Washed Fan-Shaped Hair Bead Ornaments - Rita Okrent Collection (C556)

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Group of 6 Mauritanian Gilded Silver or Gold Washed Fan-Shaped Hair Bead Ornaments.

 

This group is specially priced due to being slightly crushed. Damage is visible in back of pendant. Still useable, may need a little gentle opening. Sold as is.

 

These hair ornaments come from the Tukolor peoples of Senegal and Mauritania. They are collectible, authentic and very special.

 

 Circa early to mid-1900s.

 

Hole at top. Some range in sizes but approximately .75 x .75 inches (19-20mm x 19-20mm).

 

Price is for all. You will receive the group in the photos.

 

Collector's Treasures Item 556

 

 

Also, check out the collection shown at the Smithsonian Museum for African Art:

 

https://africa.si.edu/collections/view/objects/asitem/Objects@18797/23/title-asc?t:state:flow=36c3f403-33cd-4da2-90d2-e12739084183

 

https://africa.si.edu/collections/view/objects/asitem/Objects@18797/35/title-asc?t:state:flow=3ae5c544-2982-480a-af0f-e45fd1dffe9f

 

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