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Metal chest coated in kid leather and gold, Spain, 16th century, 12 x 20 x 13 cm.

Metal chest coated in kid leather and gold, Spain, 16th century, 12 x 20 x 13 cm.

© Alcázar de Colón

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Material
Leather | Bones | Metals
Type
Accessories and jewellery
Details
Leather suitcases, chests carved from bone, brass chests and boxes. With ornaments made from iron and/or metalwork. Metal jewellery boxes (copper, bronze, silver, gold). Reliefs and inlays with geometrical, floral and/or animal figures.
Red List
Red List of Dominican Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Dominican Republic
Period
Colonial and Republican periods (15th - 20th centuries)