Medium Horsehair Tassel
In the Middle East, tassels were worn as talismans, especially on headwear. In Egypt, Mesopotamia, and throughout the Arab world tassels were worn by children on hoods or caps to protect them from malevolent spirits and ward off demons. Each one is unique.
Approx 14" x 3" x 2"
Materials: horse hair, and thread. Handmade in New York.