A very fine belt, woven from silver and gold threads, and decorated with 13 silver elements in high quality filigree work: 5 lancet shaped parts, 6 dome shaped parts and two parts forming the actual clasp. Attached to this clasp by a chain is a miniature silver dagger (a so-called Harem-dagger…). Caucasian origin, Ottoman period, 19th century.
Excellent condition, even the woven part! Total length 75 cm, width of the woven part 39 mm, lancet shaped parts 62 x 23 mm, dome shaped parts 24 mm diameter, clasp 84 x 61 mm. Length of the ‘harem knife’ 49 mm. Weight 115 g.
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