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MTW 1402
MTW 1402

Gauntlet

MTW 1402

India

19th century

MTW 1402

Gauntlet

MTW 1402

India

19th century

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

22cm (length)

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.