Place of Origin: Departments of Cundinamarca and Boyacá, Colombia
2.5 x 4.5 cm (1 x 1 3/4 in.) diameter
Medium or Technique
Gold and copper alloy
Not On View
Arm band with six small rings attached to its top and bottom edges from which hang small circular or triangular adornments. Three triangular and two circular ones survive on the piece. Two perforations for the attachment of string ties are found at either end of the band.
Collected by Joaquin Arciniégas, Colombia, by March 1, 1906 (to San José, Costa Rica by May 23, 1908; to San Salvador, El Salvador by June 19, 1916); sold to Doctor Daniel Villatoro Rugama, San Salvador, El Salvador, August 6, 1929; sold to Oliverio Girondo, Paris, January 10, 1930 (to Argentina probably after 1946); with Leon Buki, Buenos Aires, Argentina by January 2, 1975; with Alphonse Jax, New York, by February 1975; to Landon T. Clay, Boston; to MFA, March 12, 1975, gift.
Gift of Landon T. Clay