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Tubular and spherical beads of hammered gold. Also see 1985.923.


Descended in the Coolidge Family, Massachusetts; to Catherine Coolidge Lastavica in 1958; lent to MFA January 25, 1983; to MFA, December 1985, gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica.

Credit Line

Gift of Catherine C. Lastavica in memory of Thomas and Rosamond Barbour, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, III and Catherine Coolidge

Coclé (?), A.D. 450–1520

Object Place

Coclé Province, Panama


Length x width: 84.1 x 1.3 cm (33 1/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold alloy




Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands