unknown maker. Crucifix pendant. 19th century. gold filigree. Gift of the Stapleton Foundation of Latin American Colonial Art, made possible by the Renchard Family. 1990.624.
This object is currently on view
height: 3 in, 7.6200 cm; width: 2.25 in, 5.7150 cm
Mayer Center, Latin American Art
Latin American Art
Filigree, or metal lace, as it was aptly called, is the technique of fashioning objects from thin metal wire. An ancient technique in both Europe and the Americas, it continued to be used throughout the Spanish colonial era.
-- Julie Wilson Frick, 2017
Gifted 26 December 1990 by the Stapleton Foundation of Latin American Colonial Art, made possible by the Renchard Family, to the Denver Art Museum. Provenance research is on-going at the Denver Art Museum. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have questions, or if you have additional information to share with us.
- Glitterati: Portraits & Jewelry from Colonial Latin America (December 2014 - November 2016, Denver Art Museum)