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"Indiosito" (dress ornament)

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Dress ornament. "Indiosito." Costume decoration consisting of 12 minute figures representing men and women arranged on either side of central silver twisted wire.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grafton D. Dorsey

Bolivian, early 20th century

Object Place



5.5 x 3.3 x .7 cm (2 3/16 x 1 5/16 x 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, lace, and silvered metal thread with silvered metal with


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment