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Crown

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Country of Origin Central Asia or Iran
Medium:
Silver, with openwork, decorative wire, and slightly domed and tablecut carnelians and turquoises; cotton foundation
Dimensions:
7 x 7 3/8 in. (17.8 x 18.7 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Gift of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.544.4
Not on view
Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf, Toronto, Canada (until 2006; 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. 3, p. 50, ill. pl. 3 (color).



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