Pin used to fix the hair bun.
Women in India have worn their hair long for centuries. Adorning the various hair styles with fresh flowers & ornaments was a part of their regular 'shringaar' ritual.
Raja Ravi Verma has immortalised some of those styles through his paintings.
This is a small example of those ornaments.
Age unknown but estimated to be from the 1960s-1970s
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.