"Indiosito" (dress ornament)

Bolivian
early 20th century


Object Place: Bolivia

Dimensions

5.5 x 3.3 x .7 cm (2 3/16 x 1 5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

45.256

Medium or Technique

Cotton, lace, and silvered metal thread with silvered metal with

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Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Dress ornament. “Indiosito.” Costume decoration consisting of 12 minute figures representing men and women arranged on either side of central silver twisted wire.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grafton D. Dorsey