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tupu (pin)
  • Peru
  • tupu (pin), 1700s–1800s
  • Where object was made: Peru ?
  • metal, incising
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 22.5 x 4.5 x 1 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 8 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 3/8 in
  • Gift of Cathy Wolf
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7269

Long pin fashioned from a silver colored metal spoon. The handle is remade into a spike-like pin. There are three small circles on either side of the handle below the bowl. Leaf-like designs are incised in the bowl.