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Pendant

Date:
11th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Gold, fabricated from sheet, decorated with bitumen-highlighted incising, twisted wire, and granulation, set with garnets, turquoise, and other precious stones, probably tourmalines
Dimensions:
H. 3-1/8 in. W. 1-7/8 in.
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Purchase, Richard S. Perkins Gift, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.9
Not on view
[ Wilhelm Henrich, Frankfurt, Germany, until 1977; sold to MMA]
Ettinghausen, Richard. Archives of Asian Art. vol. XXXI (1977–1978). p. 139.

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, and Manuel Keene. Islamic Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1983. no. 26, pp. 56-57, ill. (b/w; color).



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