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Pectoral Ornament

Object Name:
Ornament
Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
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)
Denny, Walter B. How to Read Islamic Carpets. New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 124, ill. fig. 112 (color).

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).



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