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

1979.460

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Beads

String of cast tubular beads (average length 1.4 cm) worn around neck or waist. Stringing is modern. See 1979.459 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