Large Wall Hamsa adapted from child's amulet. Kurdistan 19th Century - Silver Plated
Brand: The Israel Museum
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Size: 3.7" X 5.9" / 9.5 cm X 15 cm
This beautiful hamsa will add a touch of beauty to any wall you choose to hang it on! Its robust heavy metal body is perfectly accented with delicate filigree-style metalwork as well as the bright colorful red and turquoise beads.
This large wall decoration is based on a much smaller original piece, a child's amuletic pendant made in Kurdistan's Jewish community in the 19th century. It is part of the collection of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
This item comes with a certificate of authenticity of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Enclosed is a short description of its historical background in English and Hebrew.