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Necklace of greenstone beads

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Modern stringing of tiny greenstone beads and two sheet gold beads; modern gold clasp.

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

Calima (?), A.D. 100–900

Object Place

Valle de Cauca Department, Colombia

Dimensions

0.2 x 62.5 cm (1/16 x 24 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1980.640

Medium or Technique

Greenstone and gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands