Gold and shell bead bracelet
Object Place: Cauca and Calima River Valleys, Valle de Cauca Department, Colombia
2.5 x 16.4 cm (1 x 6 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold and shell
Not On View
Modern stringing of ancient long, hollow tubular gold beads and small orange and white shell beads likely made from spondylus and other Pacific Ocean shell.
Descended in the Coolidge Family, Massachusetts; to Catherine Coolidge Lastavica in 1959; to MFA, December 1980, gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica.
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica