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Woman's chest ornament  (Adornment/Jewelry)  "circa 1990"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1985-1995

Materials:

German silver ("nickel silver"/copper-nickel alloy)

Techniques:

Hammered, folded, stamped

Dimensions:

29 x 10.6 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Chilean Coast, Mapuche, Native Americans, South America, Southern South America

Site Name:

Trumpulo Chico Community

City:

Temuco

County:

Cautin Province

State:

Araucania Region IX

Country:

Chile

Collection History:

Formerly in the collection of Machi (shaman) Gerardo Queupucura (Mapuche); purchased from Machi Gerardo's nephew Julio Calcurill Aucamsa (Mapuche) by Emil Her Many Horses (Oglala Lakota, NMAI staff) in 2001.

Source ID:

NMAI_275014

Catalog Number:

25/9033

Album Name:

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