String of 18 tubular beads

Veraguas-Gran Chiriquí
A.D. 900–1550


Object Place: Veraguas or Chiriquí Province, Panama

Accession Number

1977.614

Medium or Technique

Gold alloy

On View

Ancient South America Gallery (Gallery LG33)

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Grouping of 18 tubular gold beads, four of which have two small bells attached to their ends. The grouping and stringing of the beads is modern.

Provenance

With Malcolm Delacorte, Cornwall, New York, by June, 1977; to MFA, September 14, 1977, purchase.

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay