String of gold tubular beads

Coclé
A.D. 700–1520


Object Place: Sitio Conte area, Coclé Province, Panama, Sitio Conte area, Coclé Province

Dimensions

63 cm (24 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.458

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Long string of thin tubular gold beads (average size of the beads is 1.5 centimeters long by 0.2 centimeters wide. The stringing of this necklace was done in modern times.

Provenance

Descended in the Coolidge Family, Massachusetts; to Catherine Coolidge Lastavica in 1958; to MFA, September 1979, gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica.

Credit Line

Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica