Mapuche. <em>Pair of Earrings</em>, 18th-19th century. Silver, 2 1/4 x 1/4 x 3 in. (5.7 x 0.6 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 36.935a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.36.935a-b_view2.jpg)

Pair of Earrings


Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:18th-19th century

Dimensions: 2 1/4 x 1/4 x 3 in. (5.7 x 0.6 x 7.6 cm)


Accession Number: 36.935a-b

Image: CUR.36.935a-b_view2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Pair of trapezoidal silver earrings ("chaway" in Mapuche), each with a human face in high relief surrounded by five small raised circles and framed by an incised cross design.

Brooklyn Museum