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String of gold tubular beads

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Long string of thin tubular gold beads (average size of the beads is 1.5 centimeters long by 0.2 centimeters wide. The stringing of this necklace was done in modern times.

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

Coclé, A.D. 700–1520

Object Place

Sitio Conte area, Sitio Conte area, Coclé Province, Coclé Province, Panama

Dimensions

63 cm (24 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.458

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands