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Triangular Amulet Holder

Object Name:
Amulet holder
late 19th–early 20th century
Attributed to Central Asia or Iran
Silver, with decorative wire, loop-in-loop chains, bells, and table-cut carnelians
10 3/4 x 9 5/8 in. (27.3 x 24.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, 2010
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, Toronto, Canada (by 2006–10; gifted to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Turkmen Jewelry," October 9, 2012–February 24, 2013, no. 131.

Diba, Layla S. "Silver Ornaments from the Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf Collection." In Turkmen Jewelry. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011. no. 131, p. 176, ill. pl. 131 (color).

Denny, Walter B. How to Read Islamic Carpets. New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014. p. 124, ill. fig. 111 (color).

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