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Amulet Holder

Object Name:
Amulet holder
Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Central Asia or Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Silver; fire-gilded and chased, with openwork, chains, table-cut carnelians, and turquoise beads
Dimensions:
Including original chain: 18 3/16 x 6 in. (46.2 x 15.2 cm) Excluding original chain: 6 3/8 x 6 in. (16.2 x 15.2 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Gift of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.530.13a, b
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. 143, p. 186, ill. pl. 143 (color).



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