String of small, ring-like beads

Calima (?)
A.D. 100–900


Object Place: Cauca and Calima River Valleys, Valle de Cauca Department, Colombia

Dimensions

0.6 x 27.6 cm (1/4 x 10 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1980.637

Medium or Technique

Gold alloy

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Beads

String of small ring-like beads whose average size is 0.1 x 0.4 cm. Stringing is modern. Also see 1980.638.

Provenance

Descended in the Coolidge Family, Massachusetts; to Catherine Coolidge Lastavica in 1959; to MFA, December 1980, gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica.

Credit Line

Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica