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  • Place of origin:

    Spain (made)
    South America (Hispanic, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved gold

  • Museum number:

    M.152 to C-1984

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 9, shelf C, box 7 []

Physical description

Fragments of a belt made from gold openwork links.

Place of Origin

Spain (made)
South America (Hispanic, made)


ca. 1650 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Engraved gold

Object history note

Recovered from the wreck of The Nuestra Señora de Esperanza, which sank in 1658 off the coast of Cuba.

Descriptive line

Part of a gold belt, recovered from the wreck of the Nuestra Señora de Esperanza, made in Spain or Hispanic America, about 1650



Subjects depicted

Floral patterns; Foliage


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