Unknown artist, Hat or Waist Ornament, 1800s. Gold and diamond; 5 × 1⅛ in. Gift of Robert J. Stroessner, 1991.1137.
overall height: 5 in, 12.7000 cm; overall width: 1.125 in, 2.8575 cm
Mayer Center, Latin American Art
Latin American Art
This object is currently on view
The insignia piece at the bottom of this ornament shows an eagle and a snake flanking a small diamond. This object may have served as part of a chatelaine or as a hat ornament.
-- Julie Wilson Frick, 2017
Gifted 27 December 1991 by Robert J. Stroessner 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.