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Breast Strap (pretal)

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The cast and ornamented plaques include a central unadorned shield shape, flanked by cornucopia, and two floral bosses, interspersed with vertical bands. Linked and woven chains connect the whole to cast floral buckles at each end.

Inscription

None

Marks

None

Provenance

Collected in Buenos Aires, Argentina, by Mr. and Mrs. Edmund P. Graves between 1898 and 1913.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen Graves, Mrs. Samuel Cabot and Mrs. Roger Ernst in memory of their father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Edmund P. Graves

1890–1910

Object Place

Argentina

Dimensions

Overall: 123.2 x 7.3 cm (48 1/2 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

41.353

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver