Antique Omani silver Silver Bedouin head dresses mishil

Antique Omani Bedouin silver head dresses mishil
  • Description

 Common silver Bedouin head dresses mishil (=support)  Length 43 cm loop to loop. Weight 180 grams.   

 

 

 

 

 

Omani silver earring

 

Antique Omani silever earrings

 

Arab names: Antique Omani silver Silver Bedouin head dresses mishil and loop earrings mishil and loop earrings (Halqa or Hilqa)

Period: 1850-1950

Origin: Oman

References:
  1. Oman Adorned by Pauline Shelton  Robert Richmond / Apex London 1997 p 158-161
  2. Disappearing treasures of Oman 1998 by Avelyn Foster 51
  3. Silver jewellery of Oman by Jehan S Rajab 1997 p 227
  4. PDO News No 4/1992 Oman silver Jewelry by Rebecca Brickson p 26
  5. Traditional silver jewelry and handicrafts from Oman by Jean Greffioz 2009 (privately published) page 34 fig 3,1 has photo with a similar item.