Description Archers in Mughal India used thumb rings for protection and for greater accuracy in shooting their arrows. Thumb rings made of precious materials, like this example, probably were never intended for actual use. Instead, they were given as gifts, worn as personal ornaments, and admired for their artistry.
|8/11/1981||Examination||examined for condition|
Provenance Laura F. Delano, New York; Walters Art Museum, 1972, by bequest.
Credit Bequest of Laura F. Delano, 1972
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