Amulet Holder

Object Name: Amulet holder
Date: late 19th–early 20th century
Geography: Central Asia or Iran
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Silver and brass alloy; fire-gilded, with rams' head terminals, loop-in-loop chains, bells, decorative wire, gilt-applied decoration, table-cut carnelians, and applique discs on leather
Dimensions: Leather strap: 17 13/16 x 1 13/16 in. (45.2 x 4.7 cm) Qur'an Case: 7 x 7 13/16 in. (17.8 x 19.8 cm)
Classification: Jewelry
Credit Line: Gift of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, 2005
Accession Number: 2005.443.8

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