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Bangles
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Why this is a
Masterpiece

The artist who crafted these bangles was clearly and expert silver worker. Both the shape and colour make them intstantly attractive.

History of the Object
Bangles are traditionally worn my women throughout India and Bangladesh. They are often worn during special occassions, especially weddings.

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Type
Costume and Jewelry 
Materials
Silver 
Measurements
Width 9 cm. Height 4 cm. Length 8 cm.  
Creator name
Unknown 
Creator date
Unknown 
Where it was made
India 
Geography
India 
Time period
AD 18th century ~ AD 18th century 
Creation date
18th Century; possibly 
Function
Jewelry 
Acquisition
The bangles are part of the Mrs Jesse Haworth bequest which was donated to the Manchester Museum in 1936. 
Copyright
The Manchester Museum 
Acknowledgements
 
Owner
The Manchester Museum 
Museum
The Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester 
Credit line
The Manchester Museum 

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