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Breast Ornament

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE Mapuche
MEDIUM Silver
  • Place Made: Chile
  • DATES 18th-19th century
    DIMENSIONS 9 3/4 x 2 15/16 in. (24.8 x 7.5 cm)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    ACCESSION NUMBER 48.206.40
    CREDIT LINE Frank L. Babbott Fund, Frank Sherman Benson Fund, Carll H. de Silver Fund, A. Augustus Healy Fund, Caroline A.L. Pratt Fund, Charles Stewart Smith Memorial Fund, and Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Breast ornament or "sik├╝ll" (Mapuche) in the form of a cross that is worn on the side of the chest.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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