Exhibitions/ Art Object

Dorsal Plait Ornament

Object Name:
late 19th–early 20th century
Attributed to Central Asia or Iran
Silver; fire-gilded with stamped and applied decoration, with Persian silver coins, table-cut carnelians, loop-in-loop chains, bells, and cordiform pendants
22 3/8 x 5 3/4 in. (56.8 x 14.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, 2005
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: on both obverse and reverse of each coin
Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, Toronto, Canada (until 2005; 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. 43, pp. 86-87, ill. p. 87 (color).

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