Art/ Collection/ Art Object


20th century
Attributed to present-day Afghanistan
Silver with decorative wire, silver shot, table-cut carnelian, and turquoise beads
H. 4 in. (10.2 cm) W. 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, 2012
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, Toronto, Canada (by 2006–12; gifted to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Turkmen Jewelry," October 9, 2012–February 24, 2013, no. 165.

Diba, Layla S. "Silver Ornaments from the Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf Collection." In Turkmen Jewelry. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011. no. 165, pp. 204-205, ill. p. 204 (color).

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