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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 and engraved/punched with stamped, beaded and applique decoration and table cut carnelians and slightly domed carbelians with silver link chains, bells/beads and embossed pendants
Dimensions:
21 3/8 x 21 7/8 in. (54.3 x 55.6 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Gift of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, 2012
Accession Number:
2012.206.8
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. 41, pp. 84-85, ill. p. 85 (color).



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