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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 decorative wire, ram’s-head terminals, openwork, slightly domed cabochon and table-cut carnelians, turquoise beads, wire chains, and spherical bells
Dimensions:
14 x 12 5/8 in. (35.6 x 32.1 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Gift of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.443.9
455237

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