Small Turkoman beaded silk tassel pair.
Total Length: 9.5 Inches
Attachment: Loops at the top
Materials: Cotton or cotton/silk blend
Colors: Deep Pink, Deep Red, Green, Blue, Deep Ochre, Black
Beading at the ends of the fringes and knotwork with metallic thread wrapping.
This is a PAIR of tassels.
Total length of tassels is 9.5 inches. Beading at the ends of the fringes and knotwork and metallic thread wrapping on the tassel strands. Loops at the top for attaching. Colors are pink, deep red, green, blue deep ochre and black. Colors are vibrant, minimal fading. Two tassels are tied together at the loops with string. These old tassels look lovely on dance costuming. Turkoman tassels also look stunning when used as a home decor accent.
The Turkoman 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. 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!