It is a custom to offer a newborn a gift when one first visits. Payals or anklets are a common gift for such an occasion.
The weight and the ornate nature of this child's anklet suggests that this was made for a wealthy family.
Age unknown but estimated to be 50-60 years old
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.