String of tubular beads

Coclé
A.D. 700–1520


Object Place: Sitio Conte area, Coclé Province, Panama

Dimensions

Overall: 48 cm (18 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1980.636

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Beads

Hammered gold tubular beads (0.15 cm long x 0.1 cm wide). Stringing and clasp are modern.

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