Plaque: Bowler plaque - Decorated Hand
Erection date: 1995
Mehndi is the use of henna to decorate hands etc. in India and neighbouring countries. It is used particularly by women for festive occasions, such as weddings, religious events and traditional ceremonies.
This cast-iron roundel is one of 22 - see Bowler's page for more details.
Site: Bowler plaque - Decorated Hand (1 memorial)
E1, Brick Lane, Spitalfields Health Centre
Spitalfields Health Centre was built in 1984. We've pored over maps and can't see that there was ever a significant building on this site that would be associated with mehndi decoration.