• Culture/People:

    probably Non-Indian (attributed); collected from the Quechua

  • Object name:

    Shawl pin

  • Date created:

    circa 1900

  • Place:

    NEED SITE FOR BUENOS AIRES (CITY) IN FEDERAL DISTRICT; Presidential Palace; Buenos Aires; Federal District; Argentina

  • Media/Materials:

    Silver, glass, glass bead/beads

  • Techniques:

    Cast, wrought, bezel-set/stone-setting

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected between 1892 and 1910 by archaeologist Adolph F. Bandelier (1840-1914) from a Quechua shaman in northeastern Bolivia who had acquired it in Buenos Aires, Argentina; acquired by MAI in 1917 from an unknown source.

  • Catalog number:

    6/3001

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