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Our Verdict- Day 4 Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2013


Filigree Necklace Place of origin: Calicut, India (made) Date:ca. 1850 (made) Materials and Techniques: Gold wire, with stamped florets and applied flat discs and hemispheres Notes from the VA This gold necklace was one of the earliest Indian objects bought for what would become the Victoria and Albert Museum. It was exhibited at the 1851 Great Exhibition as “modern” work from Calicut, and was bought for the considerable sum of £30 for the new South Kensington Museum as an example of the…