Exhibitions/ Art Object

Qur'an Holder

Object Name:
Qur'an holder
late 19th–early 20th century
Attributed to Central Asia or Iran
Silver, fire-gilded with stamped beading, silver shot, chains, bells, and table-cut carnelians
11 x 7 1/8 in. (27.9 x 18.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, 2012
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, Toronto, Canada (by 2006–12; gifted to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Turkmen Jewelry," October 9, 2012–February 24, 2013, no. 139.

Diba, Layla S. "Silver Ornaments from the Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf Collection." In Turkmen Jewelry. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011. no. 139, p. 182, ill. pl. 139 (color).

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