<em>Pin (Tupu)</em>, 18th century. Silver, 8 1/16 x 4 7/8in. (20.5 x 12.4cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1941, Frank L. Babbott Fund, 41.1275.241. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 41.1275.238_41.1275.241_41.1275.242_PS6.jpg)

Pin (Tupu)

Medium: Silver

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Dates:18th century

Dimensions: 8 1/16 x 4 7/8in. (20.5 x 12.4cm)

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Accession Number: 41.1275.241

Image: 41.1275.238_41.1275.241_41.1275.242_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Large, disk-shaped pin with an engraved double-headed eagle of the Habsburg Empire surrounded by floral designs (far right in photo). Used by Andean women to secure their dresses and shawls.

Brooklyn Museum