• Culture/People:

    probably Kichua (Quichua) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Shawl pin

  • Date created:


  • Place:

    Zaruma; Zaruma Canton; El Oro Province; Ecuador

  • Media/Materials:

    Silver, glass

  • Techniques:

    Cast, bezel-set/stone-setting, hammered

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Archer M. Huntington (1870-1955, long-time friend of George Heye's, an MAI trustee, and founder of The Hispanic Society of America in New York City) and donated to MAI or purchased by MAI using funds donated by Huntington in 1924.

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