Place of Origin: Sitio Conte area, Coclé Province, Panama
2 x 1.5 cm (13/16 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Triangular-shaped, sheet gold adornments (52 total) that likely were attached to a textile garment or other type of body adornment. Each has two tiny perforations for attachment along the upper edge.
Excavated in the Sitio Conte area, Coclé Province, Panama, after 1930; by 1950 in a Private Collection, San José, Costa Rica; to Paul Pasher, New York, between 1950 and 1955 and kept with Manuel Miranda Pinto, San Salvador, El Salvador; brought to the United States, April 1970 and sold to the Edward H. Merrin Gallery, New York; to the MFA, December 1971, purchase.
Gift of Landon T. Clay