Breastplate

A work made of gold.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of gold.

Date:

A.D. 1000/1470

Artist:

Chimú
North coast, Peru

About this artwork

On View

Arts of the Americas, Gallery 136

Culture

Chimú

Title

Breastplate

Origin

North Coast

Date

1000–1470

Medium

Gold

Dimensions

34.2 × 21.6 cm (13 1/2 × 8 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Antiquarian Society; Mrs. Harold T. Martin and Mrs. H. Allen Vance funds

Reference Number

1978.144

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