Female shaman effigy pendant
Object Place: Chiriquí Province, Panama
3.5 x 2.5 cm (1 3/8 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cast gold pendant representing a human female shaman holding spherical rattles in her outstretched arms. A single hole at the top of the head allows for suspension from a string.
Descended in the Coolidge Family, Massachusetts; to Catherine Coolidge Lastavica in 1958; lent to MFA January 25, 1983; to MFA, December 1985, gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica.
Gift of Catherine C. Lastavica in memory of Thomas and Rosamond Barbour, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, III and Catherine Coolidge