- Museum number
Rectangular cloth-plaque made of gold by lost-wax casting. A spiral design decorates its centre; two opposite holes at the short sides might have served to sew it to a cloth.
- Production date
Length: 1.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- These type of plaques were mass-produced by using a stone matrix to make a series of identical wax models for casting.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1978-1979, London, BM, The Gold of El Dorado
1996, London, Museum of Mankind (Room 1), 'Gilded Image'
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number