Camel Necklace with Keyfret Design
Baluch, Western Aghanistan (Afghan)
DateEarly-mid 20th century
DimensionsWork : 42 x 20 in. (1.1 m x 50.8 cm)
Credit LineGift of Verne Trinoskey and Paula Armintrout Trinoskey
LabelThe key fret design on this camel necklace ultimately derives from ancient Greek art. Afghanistan has long been a cultural crossroads where influences from Europe and the Mediterranean region mix with influences from Central, Southern and Eastern Asia.