Indian Mirrorwork Pouch
Northwest India has a tradition of using mirror in textile and adornment to incredible ends. This pouch, perhaps a sampler, or made from a Gujarati blouse showcases the pretty and integral use of the material, woven onto fine and faded fiber.
This wonderful pouch necklace is both decorative and functional for carrying small treasures.
Material: Cowrie shells, glass, cotton
Measurements: Pouch 3" x 3", hangs 20" long
Age: C. 1940