Pair of Earrings
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
a: 5 5/16 x 3 1/2 x 1/8 in. (13.5 x 8.9 x 0.3 cm.)
b: 5 1/8 x 3 3/8 x 3/8 in. ( 13 x 8.6 x 1 cm.) (show scale)
Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund
Pair of trapezoidal silver earrings ("chaway" in Mapuche), each with a human face in high relief that is framed by an incised or stamped design. Four triangular danglers decorated with incised X's hang down from each earring.
Mapuche. Pair of Earrings, 18th-19th century. Silver, a: 5 5/16 x 3 1/2 x 1/8 in. (13.5 x 8.9 x 0.3 cm.). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 36.931a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 36.931a-b_bw.jpg)
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