Scarce sils with piece of Sanqad chain. The sils is the most widely worn headpiece in Dhofar. Heavy silver head-dress ornament in the shape of a triangle (sils) to the apex of which is soldered a silver ring, and to the broad base of which is attached a double-fringe of chains and small round danglers. The triangular section is densely ornamented with stamped rosettes, plain silver discs, silver balls and pierce-work. It is topped with two layers of silver balls.
The sils is the most widely-worn headdress ornament of married women in Dhofar, southern Oman. It is knotted to one corner of a woman's rectangular headscarf and swung over the shoulder to act as a weight to anchor the headscarf in place. Size: 18,5 cm;