Pair of Earrings
2 1/4 x 1/4 x 3 in. (5.7 x 0.6 x 7.6 cm) (show scale)
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Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Mapuche. Pair of Earrings, 18th-19th century. Silver, 2 1/4 x 1/4 x 3 in. (5.7 x 0.6 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 36.935a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.36.935a-b_view2.jpg)
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Pair of trapezoidal silver earrings ("chaway" in Mapuche), each with a human face in high relief surrounded by five small raised circles and framed by an incised cross design.
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