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Pectoral Ornament

Object Name:
Ornament
Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran or Central Asia
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Silver; fire-gilded with openwork, wire chains, embossed pendants bells, and table cut carnelians.
Dimensions:
H. 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm) W. 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Gift of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, 2007
Accession Number:
2007.497.7a
Not on view
Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, Toronto, Canada (until 2007; gifted to MMA)
Diba, Layla S. "Silver Ornaments from the Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf Collection." In Turkmen Jewelry. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011. no. 114, pp. 160-161, ill. p. 161 (color).

Denny, Walter B. How to Read Islamic Carpets. New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014. p. 124, ill. fig. 112 (color).



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