Late 19th century
Leather, silver, turquoise, metallic ornaments
H: 11.25 in x W: 4.75 in:: 28.6 cm x 12 cm
Associated with nomads and horsemen, this embellished pouch was worn attached to a belt or sash. The front closure conceals a compartment in which flint for starting fire was stored. It is decorated with embossed brass and silver in a pattern of waves with foliated clouds and inset turquoise stone.
Inventory # 104607
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