Chimú. <em>Pin</em>, 1100–1400. Silver, 3/4 x 7/16 x 9 3/8 in. (1.9 x 1.1 x 23.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.224.187. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.224.187_bw_SL1.jpg)



Medium: Silver

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Dimensions: 3/4 x 7/16 x 9 3/8 in. (1.9 x 1.1 x 23.8 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 86.224.187

Image: 86.224.187_bw_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Hammered silver pin (tupu) with a vessel-like form at the top, which has a circular, open meshwork body and a flaring neck with two small handles. The pin is made of many separate parts joined by soldering. CONDITION: Good.

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