Ornamental Breastplate

Unidentified maker, Spanish Colonial Alto Peru (near current-day Potosí, Bolivia), 18th century


probably 18th century


Overall: 8 7/8 × 11 1/8 × 1/4 in. (22.6 × 28.2 × 0.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Harrington Silver Fund, including gifts from the Estate of John H. Mudie, Class of 1949, in memory of Ernest Martin Hopkins, Class of 1901



South America, Bolivia



Object Name

Personal Adornment



Not on view

Exhibition History

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA. Cambios: The Spirit of Transformation in Spanish Colonial Art. April 10–May 12, 1992.

Publication History

Gabrielle Palmer and Dr. Cristina Esteras Martín in Cambios: The Spirit of Transformation in Spanish Colonial Art. Santa Barbara, CA: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, in cooperation with University of New Mexico Press, 1992, 65–66, cat. no. 45.


Private Collection; with Marion Hamilton (dealer), Winters, California; sold to present collection, 2019.

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