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Ceremonial Welcome Necklace

Cermonial Welcome Necklace

Place Made: India

Materials: Metal, sequins, paper, beads

Necklace made of a chain of gold tinsel with sequins and embroidery on paper, considered a symbolic emblem of Brotherhood.

Presented to Jacqueline Kennedy by Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru during her state visit to India March 1962 as a symbol of welcome.  Mrs. Kennedy wore this necklace during her stay there.