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Name of Object:

Arrow quiver

Location:

Vienna, Austria

Holding Museum:

Kunsthistorisches Museum

Date:

Hegira c. 956–957 / AD c. 1550

Type of object:

Arms

Museum Inventory Number:

HJRK_C_5a

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Coloured leather, linen

Period / Dynasty:

Ottoman

Provenance:

Turkey?

Description:

This arrow quiver was in the collection of Archduke Ferdinand II of Tyrol (1529–1595) at Ambras Castle near Innsbruck. The quiver is edged in red and decorated all over with delicate vines made of white leather set with dark-blue lamellae (scales).

Citation of this web page:

 "Arrow quiver" in Explore Islamic Art Collections , Museum With No Frontiers, 2018. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=objects;EPM;at;Mus22;14;en&id=leatherwork

MWNF Working Number: AT2 14

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