Exhibitions/ Art Object

Pectoral Ornament

Object Name:
Ornament
Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Central Asia or Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Silver; fire-gilded and chased, with openwork, decorative wire, wire chains and pendants with applied decoration, embossed decoration, bells, and table cut carnelians
Dimensions:
13 3/4 x 9 3/8 in. (34.9 x 23.8 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Gift of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, 2014
Accession Number:
2014.714.13
Not on view
Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, Toronto, Canada (by 2006–14; 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. 99, pp. 147-148, ill. p. 147 (color).



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