Medium White Horse Hair Tassel
By Fredericks & Mae
Thread wrapped horse hair 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.
Approx 14" x 3" x 2"
Materials: horse hair, and thread.