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Amulet pendant with three windows

19th century

Gilt silver, coral beads,and fabric (possibly velvet)

4 1/2 × 2 5/8 × 1/4 in. (11.4 × 6.7 × 0.6 cm)
Gift of Labelle Prussin, Ph.D. 1973
2011.23.10
Geography: 
Djerba, Tunisia
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Islamic
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Purchased by Labelle Prussin 2002 in Djerba,Tunisia; Donated by Labelle Prussin to Yale University Art Gallery in 2011

Bibliography: 

Samira Gargouri-Sethom, Le Bijou traditionnel en Tunisie (Paris: Edisud, 1996).

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.