Hoi Mata

Size:

3,5 x 4,5cm

Region:

Himachal Pradesh, India

Age/Period:

19th century

Material:

Silver

Condition:

good

Description:

My Indian runners call this type of amulet “Hoi Mata”, another name is the three sisters

They are considered to be protectors of vegetation

Often the figure in the middle is taller or has her armes rised

They are composed from leaves and fruits or have at least a crown made out of leaves

In this amulet the feet are interesting

10,3 – EBNE         

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