Gilt copper or copper alloy and cloisonné enamel; Smallest element: L. 4/5 in. (2.1 cm), Largest element: Diam. 2 2/5 in. (6.2 cm)
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.962a–j)
Colorful plaques of cloisonée enamel set into intricate patterns of filigree and granulation adorn this sumptuous group of ten ornaments, components of a larger set that may have decorated an elaborate horse bridle or perhaps a sword belt. Their design and decorative techniques link them to other pieces of fine metalwork made in the Nasrid capital of Granada, presumably in a royal workshop.