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headdress (trarilonco)

Meso/South American/Spanish Colonial
Unidentified artist (Swedish)


Object Place: Chile

Dimensions

5.4 x 60.01 cm (2 1/8 x 23 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1995.107

Medium or Technique

Fabric; Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Silver headdress formed by large flat links. Circular disks hang from the links, each decorated with an incised ring. At each end of the headdress are two shell forms.

Provenance

Purchased in January 1988 in the market place of Tumuco, 600 miles south of Santiago, Chile, by the dealer; to MFA October, 27, 1994, purchase.

Credit Line

Helen B. Sweeney Fund