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Ceremonial Welcome Necklace

MO 63.2225.4
Ceremonial Welcome Necklace
India
Tinsel, foil, cloth, metal wire, paper, sequins, beads
36"
Necklace made of foil, cloth, and metal wire with a teardrop shaped emblem. The emblem is decorated with embroidery and green sequins depicting a four-petaled flower emerging from a flower pot. This necklace is traditionally considered a symbolic emblem of brotherhood.
This necklace was given to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy by Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru during her state visit to India in 1962.
Jawaharlal Nehru, Prime Mininister of India (1947-1964)
  • JFKSG-MO-1963-2225-1
  • JFKSG-MO-1963-2225-2
  • JFKSG-MO-1963-2225-3
  • JFKSG-MO-1963-2225-5
  • JFKSG-MO-1963-2225-6
  • JFKSG-MO-1963-2225-7
  • JFKWHP-1962-03-25-A
Donated to the United States
JFKSG-MO-1963-2225-4