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Sword belt furnishings

Persian
Safavid
16th–17th century


Object Place: Iran

Dimensions

5.1 cm (2 in.)

Accession Number

27.210b

Medium or Technique

Steel, cut and pierced

On View

Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Inscription

Arabic inscriptions from Koran 2:255 (the "Throne Verse").

Provenance

Purchased from the Otis Norcross Fund, April 7, 1927.

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund