String of small, ring-like beads

Calima (?)
A.D. 100–900


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

Dimensions

Overall: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1980.638

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Short string of small ring-like beads whose average size is 0.1 x 0.4 cm. Stringing is modern. Also see 1980.637.

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