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Purse Mount with Animal-Head Terminals
Late 5th

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Creator Nationality: European; Frankish
Creator Name-CRT: Frankish
Title: Purse Mount with Animal-Head Terminals
View: Principal view
Creation Start Date: 466
Creation End Date: 499
Creation Date: Late 5th
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Materials and Techniques: Attachment plate: silver-wrought sheet; cells-garnets (flat with patterned foil, cabochon), glass (green, patterned foil), cuttlefish bone. Tongue, loop: iron. Restoration.
Dimensions: L. 10.2 cm
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 17.191.162
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Provenance: Ex coll.: J. Pierpont Morgan, New York
AMICA ID: MMA_.17.191.162
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright (c) 2001 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All Rights Reserved

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