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Beauty and Fashion in the Islamic Period

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medallion

a painting or an engraving set in an oval or circular frame

openwork

ornamental or structural work, as of metal, containing numerous openings, usually in set patterns

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Perfume Sprinkler
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This silver rosewater sprinkler on a silver tray consists of a neck, lid, and base.

The neck is decorated with bands of plant decoration. The cover consists of a bunch of grapes and a string of vine leaves.

The base is decorated with oval medallions encompassing flowers and rests on six legs resembling the legs of a chair.

The sprinkler rests on an openwork silver tray decorated with plant decorations.

Dimensions:  Length 21 cm  Width 11 cm

Attributes Attributes

Culture:

Islamic

Technique:

Cast

Style:

Ottoman

Materials:

Silver
Type Type

Type:

Sprinkler
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Location: 

Museum of Islamic Art

Created: 

Governorate of Cairo
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Created: 

18th Century AD
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