TITLE

BEAD REPORT IX: Bangles and Beads, Part II

AUTHOR(S)
Francis Jr., Peter
PUB. DATE
September 1983
SOURCE
Ornament;Sep83, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the ornaments used by the Indians. The tilaka and the mangalsutra are the symbols of a married woman. The tilaka is a red spot placed on the forehead of an Indian women and it may be made from sandalwood paste, saffron or lacs. The mangalsutra, also known as the marriage necklace, is made of glass beads called potti. However, the Rakhi is a bracelet given during the festival of the Raksha Bhandaan and it comes in various designs and symbols.
ACCESSION #
33935343

 

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