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Headdress Ornament in the Shape of Double Bird

Object Name:
Headdress ornament
Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Central Asia or Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Silver; fire-gilded, with chip-carved decoration, cabochon carnelians, turquoise-beaded balls, and links
Dimensions:
5 3/8 x 4 9/16 in. (13.7 x 11.6 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Gift of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.443.10
Not on view
Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, Toronto, Canada (until 2005; gifted to MMA)
Diba, Layla S. "Silver Ornaments from the Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf Collection." In Turkmen Jewelry. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011. no. 19, pp. 40, 64-65, ill. fig. 2, p. 64 (color).



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