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Whip

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Central Asia
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Silver; fire-gilded with applied decoration, decorative wire, and, turquoise beads on a wood base with leather extensions
Dimensions:
34 1/2 in. (87.6 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Gift of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, 2007
Accession Number:
2007.497.11
Not on view
Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, Toronto, Canada (until 2007; gifted to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Turkmen Jewelry," October 9, 2012–February 24, 2013.

Diba, Layla S. "Silver Ornaments from the Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf Collection." In Turkmen Jewelry. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011. no. 179, pp. 217-218, ill. p. 218 (color).



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