Pair of small vintage Turkoman beaded silk tassels.
Length of Decorated Portion: 6.25 Inches not inlcuding cord
Attachment: These tassels have cords that are sewn together at the top
Materials: Silk or Silk Blend, Material of Cord is Unknown
Colors: Deep Red, Orange, Green, Purple
Beading at the ends of the fringes and beads and thread wrapping around the strands. There are also a few metal disks at the ends that make a soft jingle.
This is a PAIR of tassels, sewn together at the top.
Total length of each tassel is 12.5 inches from bottom of fringes to the place where they are sewn together at the top. Beading at the ends of the fringes and white beads and thread wrapping around the larger tassel strands. Cord at the top for attaching. Colors are deep red, orange, green and purpose. All colors are faded. There are a few metal disks at the ends that make a nice soft jingle. A glorious little pair of tassels with a nice soft feel. These small beauties are perfect for your hair garden. Turkoman tassels also look stunning when used as a home decor accent. Natural dyes. Avoid moisture to preserve color and prevent color bleed.
Turkoman peoples 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. Turkoman tassels add a lot of color to your hair garden, costume or other belly dance accessories. Plus they help to keep those evil spirits at bay!