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Earring

Object Number:90-15-2B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Turkoman
Provenience: Iran
Date Made: 1800-1990
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1990
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Silver
Carnelian
Turquoise
Credit Line:Purchased from Isaac Sakhai, 1990

Description

Large pendant earring (one of pair). Top: oval inset carnelian surrounded by S-curves of metal. Middle: triangle with oval inset carnelian in center and two small turquoise in bottom corners. Bottom: band of fleur-de-lis like attachments with 6 overlying vertical lines. From each of the 6 lines- chain ending with flower-like pendant. Side chain attaches near top carnelian and base of triangle with oval carnelian suspended in between; ends with flower-like pendant.

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