String of beads

Coclé (?)
A.D. 450–1520


Object Place: Coclé Province, Panama

Dimensions

Length x width: 84.1 x 1.3 cm (33 1/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1985.922

Medium or Technique

Gold alloy

On View

Ancient South America Gallery (Gallery LG33)

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Tubular and spherical beads of hammered gold. Also see 1985.923.

Provenance

Descended in the Coolidge Family, Massachusetts; to Catherine Coolidge Lastavica in 1958; lent to MFA January 25, 1983; to MFA, December 1985, gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica.

Credit Line

Gift of Catherine C. Lastavica in memory of Thomas and Rosamond Barbour, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, III and Catherine Coolidge