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Appliqué with an animal motif

Appliqués to ornament courtly costume in the shape of winged bulls and horned griffins.

Provenance

By 1966: with Joseph Sefarady; 1966: purchased by the MFA from Joseph Sefarady, 1 June 1966. (Accession date: 1 June 1966)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Achaemenid, 550–331 B.C.

Accession Number

66.327

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment