Apollo

Exquisite Adornment

San Antonio Museum of Art

9 Oct 2020 - 3 Jan 2021

Turkmen and Miao Jewelry from the Elizabeth and Robert Lende Collection

This display, of a promised gift to the museum, consists of some 120 pieces of finely crafted silver jewellery made by a variety of ethnic groups who live on the vast Eurasian steppe and in south-western China. Find out more from the San Antonio Museum of Art’s website.

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Necklace (20th century), China, (Miao).

Necklace (20th century), China (Miao). Photo: Seale Studios

Jacket (20th century), China (Miao).

Jacket (20th century), China (Miao). Photo: Seale Studios

Dorsal Ornament (late 19th to early 20th century), Turkmenistan (Teke).

Dorsal ornament (late 19th–early 20th century), Turkmenistan (Teke). Photo: Seale Studios

Headdress or Bridal Diadem (late 19th to early 20th century), Turkmenistan (Yomud, Teke, Nochuoli).

Headdress or bridal diadem (late 19th–early 20th century), Turkmenistan (Yomud, Teke, Nochuoli). Photo: Seale Studios