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Necklace with pendants

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Necklace of long, thin tubular beads and 11 abstract geometric pendants with a single suspension ring on the back of each pendant. Average size of the tubular beads is 2.5 x 0.9 cm, average length of the pendants is 2.6 cm.

Provenance

Descended in the Coolidge Family, Massachusetts; to Catherine Coolidge Lastavica in 1958; to MFA, September 1979, gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica.

Credit Line

Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica

Calima, A.D. 100–900

Object Place

Colombia

Dimensions

Overall: 86 cm (33 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1979.457

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands