A pair of South Indian earrings

The proposed acquisition is a group of artefacts representative of the culture of two prominent Indian communities which settled in Singapore – the Parsis and the Tamils. The objects showcase the traditional attire and identity of these communities, particularly as documented in the 19th-20th centuries.

Date/Period
late 19th-20th century
Region
South India
Dimension
Object size: Refer to parts
Accession No.
2015-01993
Material
silver (metal)
Collection of
Indian Heritage Centre
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs Maharukh Desai
Category
Silver