Worn by a dancing girl for added effect during the hand movements of her dance.
The small size suggests a very young wrist.
If only our antique things could tell us their stories!
Likely Kalbelia tribe, Rajasthan
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.