String of tubular beads

Coclé
A.D. 700–1520


Object Place: Sitio Conte area, Coclé Province, Panama

Dimensions

Overall: 46 cm (18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1979.459

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Beads

String of cast tubular beads (ave. length 1.5 cm; ave. width 0.1 cm), worn around neck or waist. Stringing is modern. See 1979.460 for similar beads, perhaps part of the same grouping.

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