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Dress Ornaments

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Description The diamond-shaped gold ornaments are pierced at each end allowing them to be sewn on clothing. Their original arrangement is unknown.
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance [Said to be from a tomb near Olbia, Parutino, Ukraine]; Peter Mavrogordato [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; F. L. van Gans, Frankfurt [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Galerie Bachstitz, The Hague; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1921, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1921

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1st century BC
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H of each: 1/4 x W: 3/8 in. (0.6 x 0.95 cm)
  • Turkey (Pontos) (Place of Origin)
  • Ukraine, Parutino (Olbia) (Place of Discovery)
  • Greece (Place of Origin)
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