An original antique headdress in enameled silver, from Chamba, a district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh on the border of Jammu and Kashmir.
This stunning ornament comprises a central forehead ornament, or chidi, fastened to the hair in the center and then two side straps Singarpatti. This one has hanging jhumkas ornaments hanging which produce a glimmer and represent pipal leaves. This ornament can also be worn as a necklace if so desired. Circa 1900-15 Chamba region, Himachel Pradesh India