Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Late Intermediate Period
3/4 x 7/16 x 9 3/8 in. (1.9 x 1.1 x 23.8 cm) (show scale)
Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc.
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Chimú. Pin, 1100-1400. Silver, 3/4 x 7/16 x 9 3/8 in. (1.9 x 1.1 x 23.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.224.187. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.224.187_bw_SL1.jpg)
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Hammered silver pin (tupu) with a vessel-like form at the top, which has a circular, open meshwork body and a flaring neck with two small handles. The pin is made of many separate parts joined by soldering. CONDITION: Good.
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