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Boy's Amulet in the Shape of Camels

Object Name:
Amulet
Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Central Asia or Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Silver; fire-gilded with punching, applied silver chain decorations, glass stones, and table-cut carnelians
Dimensions:
21 1/8 in. (53.7 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Gift of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.530.3a
Not on view
Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, Toronto, Canada (by 2006–9; gifted to MMA)
Diba, Layla. "Silver Ornaments from the Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf Collection." In Turkmen Jewelry. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011. no. 121, p. 168, ill. (color).



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