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With 1971.215. Ivory and copper-gilt. Round ivory clasp with carved lions facing each other. Metal tongue with floral carving, lions heads engraved on back with geometric pattern. Clasp head, copper gilt, w. permanent attachment to fabric by metal fittings with pins; front with engraved floral...

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Credit Line

Edward J. and Mary S. Holmes Fund

Italian (Sicilian), Medieval, mid-13th century

Object Place

Sicily, Italy

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ivory or bone




Jewelry / Adornment