Vintage Tribal Balochi Headpiece

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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$45.00
Item No: JHK0055
Country of Origin: Afghanistan / Pakistan
Materials: Fabric, Mixed Metals, Glass Beads, Yarn Poms
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What an interesting and wonderful old piece this is!  Tribally used Balochi headpiece with small metal bits, large center pendant and lots of beading and colorful jewels. 


Width of Front Decorated Portion:  About 9.5 Inches
Band Circumference (around the head): About 20 Inches
Length of top Band:  About 10 Inches
Front Band Width:  About 2.75 Inches
Materials:  Mixed Metal Pendants/plaques, Glass Beads, Yarn Poms, Fabric Base
Metal Color:  Very Brassy
Metal Finish:  Unpolished

This amazing handmade piece is built on a fabric base, with a circular band running around the head like a headband, and another running front to back across the top of the head.  It fits a bit like a cap.  Entire piece measures about 20 inches around.  Front of band is about 2.75 inches wide and center pendant is 3 inches from top to bottom.   The brassy metal pendants/plaques are quite pretty with small jewels and dangles along the bottom edges.  The back of this piece shows a lot of the original tribal wear and is not clean.  I've shown the back in the photos on this page.  Authentic tribal headpiece from Balochistan.

The Baloch or Baluch are a people who live mainly in the Balochistan region of the southeastern-most edge of the Iranian plateau in Pakistan, Iran, and Afghanistan, as well as in the Arabian Peninsula.

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