Scanner: Grace Apfeld : Field Museum of Natural History
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[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]