Pair of vintage Turkoman silk/cotton blend tassels. 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!
Total Length: 10.5 Inches
Attachment: Loops at the top
Materials: Silk/Cotton Blend
Beading at the ends of the fringes
Listing is for a pair of tassels
White beading at the ends of the fringes and more beads wrapping around the tassel strands. Loops at the top for attaching. Full length of decorated portion is about 10.5 inches. Colors are red, deep green, deep blue and deep pink. Colors are still vibrant, no fading. Natural dyes, keep dry to prevent color bleed. Estimated age is 20 to 25 years. Excellent condition.
This is a pair of tassels tied together at the top. Cut or untie to use separately. Perfect for adding detail to tribal dance costuming or on dance headpieces. They also look stunning when used as a home decor accent.
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. They are also exquisitely beautiful!