Pair of Earrings
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
a: 5 5/16 x 3 1/2 x 1/8 in. (13.5 x 8.9 x 0.3 cm.)
b: 5 1/8 x 3 3/8 x 3/8 in. ( 13 x 8.6 x 1 cm.) (show scale)
Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Mapuche. Pair of Earrings, 18th-19th century. Silver, a: 5 5/16 x 3 1/2 x 1/8 in. (13.5 x 8.9 x 0.3 cm.). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 36.931a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 36.931a-b_36.934_bw.jpg)
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Pair of trapezoidal silver earrings ("chaway" in Mapuche), each with a human face in high relief that is framed by an incised or stamped design. Four triangular danglers decorated with incised X's hang down from each earring.
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