FMNH 288070.nosub[1]

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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History - Ethnology | 20-23 | Provenience: Morocco | People or Culture: Hill tribes | Object: Pin | Material: Silver | Description: Used for looping-up clothing at the breast, usually in pairs. Triangle of embossed silver decorated design outlined with rope cording on a green background-- 3 small bosses in a triangular placement around 1 larger boss, connected by geometric lines and pierced work. Lower end has a flat loop ending in a raised square of red glass. Each outer side has protruding layered rectangles. Upper end extends into a spear-like embossed point, decorated (over) | Dimensions: (in cm.) 27.5 x 17.8 | Collection: Gift of Mrs. Leon Mandel, August 2, 1974. Collected by Mrs. Mandel, 1940. [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 288070 | Field No. | Neg. No. 236 | Acc. 3310 [BACK] with rectangular stes [sic] of same type of enamel design, centered with another raised red glass. Attached to the base of the spear is a moveable semi-circle of embossed geometrics finishing in 2 circular settings of clear glass-- one on a green colored base, the other on amber. Back side is not finished for display. [PHOTOGRAPH]
Catalog Number: 288070.nosub[1]
Description: pin
Materials: metal; silver, glass
Cultural Attribution: Hill Tribes
Locality: Africa, Morocco
Accession Number: [3310] Mrs. L. Mandel (Gift)
Accession Year:
Continent: Africa
Country: Morocco
Collector/Source: Mrs. L. Mandel, Mandel, Mrs. Leon - Larco Collection
IRN: 1197867
GUID: 11a75316-3a81-4bb1-a41e-e8c74f367c3d