• Culture/People:

    Mískito (Mosquito)

  • Object name:

    Necklace

  • Date created:

    1984-1985

  • Place:

    Bluefields; Bluefields Municipality; Atlántico Sur Autonomous Region; Nicaragua

  • Media/Materials:

    Coral, metal jewelry findings

  • Techniques:

    Drilled, polished, strung

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Presented to Martha Kreipe de Montano (NMAI staff member) by Maybelin Larios (Miskito), a school teacher from the Bluefields Mískito community who visited the U.S. in 1985 as part of a speaking tour sponsored by the Federation of Teachers' Organizations of Central America; donated to MAI by Martha Kreipe de Montano the same year.

  • Dimensions:

    43 x 0.8 cm

  • Catalog number:

    25/2225

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