Islamic Cloak Clasp with Corals and Pearls, c. 1900.

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Pre 1920: Item # 863497

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A cape or cloak clasp probably originating from Turkey or Greece. Composed of two domed plaques made of silver or silver plated metal with filigree decoration. Set with corals and small pearls. Both plaques with three loops on the backside for attaching to the garment, one part with a hook the other with a chain ending in an endless knot. Dimension: plaque diameter: 5.5 cm, chain length: 25 cm, total weight: 94 g. Condition: three missing pearls, one coral with fissure.