Location: India

Materials: gold wire mesh, leather lining, plaited silk and metal thread

Dimensions: 22cm (length)

Accession Number: MTW 1402

Other Notes:

The chain-work covers a stout leather pad which served as protection for the owner’s wrist when the falcon was perched upon it.


J.M. Rogers, The Arts of Islam. Masterpieces from the Khalili Collection, London 2010, cat.420, p.352.