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Necklet

Date:
mid- to late 19th century
Geography:
Attributed to Central Asia or Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Silver; fire-gilded and chased, with ram’s-head upper terminals, openwork, wire chains, embossed pendants, table-cut and cabochon carnelians, and turquoise beads
Dimensions:
With original chain: 15 5/8 x 6 7/8 in. (39.7 x 17.5 cm) without chain: 7 x 6 7/8 in. (17.8 x 17.5 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Gift of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.530.7
Not on view
Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, Toronto, Canada (by 2006–9; 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. 68, p. 117, ill. pl. 68 (color).



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