Old black tribal tassel with colorful poms and metal tube beads.
Total Length: 17.5 Inches not including cords at the top
Attachment: Long cords at the top
Materials: Silk/Cotton Tassel Fringes, Metal Beads, Yarn Poms
Listing is for a single tassel, but it is multi-strand
Beautiful old Central Asian tribal tassel has 9 individual tassel ends of black fiber, either cotton, or a cotton fiber blend. There were originally 10 indivudal tassels ends, but one is missing. Beads are metal tube beads. There are long cords at the top for attaching. Full length of decorated portion is about 17.5 inches. The cords add another 10 inches. This tassel is in tribally used condition. Some of the tassel fringes are a little faded.
Turkoman/Central Asian people use tassels in their homes, on their clothing/accessories and on their animals. Traditionally they are used to distract the evil eye and keep evil spirits from focusing on the human or animals that are wearing them. Perfect for adding decorative detailing!