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Turkmen jewelry : silver ornaments from the Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf collection

Author: Layla S Diba; Stefano Carboni; Jean-François de Lapérouse; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven [Conn.] : Distributed by Yale University Press, ©2011.
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This catalogue explores extraordinary silver jewellery created by Turkmen tribal craftsmen and urban silversmiths throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries. It presents nearly 200 pieces in glorious detail, ranging from crowns and headdresses to armbands and rings, and featuring accents of carnelian, turquoise, and other stones.
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Named Person: Marshall Wolf; Marilyn R Wolf
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Layla S Diba; Stefano Carboni; Jean-François de Lapérouse; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 9780300124040 030012404X 9781588394156 1588394158
OCLC Number: 746464999
Description: xiii, 248 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Layla S. Diba ; with contributions by Stefano Carboni and Jean-François de Lapérouse.
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Less well known, but equally stunning, is the extraordinary silver jewelry created by Turkmen tribal craftsmen and urban silversmiths throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries. This title presents  Read more...

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