Amazing long old pair of Turkoman silk blend tassels.
Total Length: 21 to 23 Inches
Attachment: Loops at the top
Materials: Silk or Silk Blend
Colors: Old faded greens, deep pinks
Main strands are beaded with a sumptuous variety of small beads
This is a PAIR of tassels tied together at the tops
Total length of each tassel is 21 to 23 inches. White beading at the ends of the fringes. Main strands are an amazing variety of small colorful beads. Loops at the top for attaching. Colors are faded greens and deep pinks. These may have gotten a bit damp in their lifetimes, some of the pink has bled onto the greens in places. Photos with white background show color most accurately. A wonderful old pair of tassels, great for costuming. Loops are ttied together at the tops. Cut or untie to use separately. Perfect for adding detail to tribal dance costuming. 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. 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!