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Dorsal Plate Ornament

Object Name:
Ornament
Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Central Asia or Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Silver; fire-gilded with openwork and beaded wire decoration, silver twisted wire chains with spherical bells/beads and table cut carnelians
Dimensions:
10 5/8 x 9 3/8 in. (27 x 23.8 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Gift of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, 2012
Accession Number:
2012.206.4
Not on view
Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, Toronto, Canada (by 2006–12; 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. 73, p. 120, ill. pl. 73 (color).



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