Fibula (Pin)


From: Morocco | Atlas Mountains

Curatorial Section: African

Object Number 81-19-4B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Berber
Provenience Morocco | Atlas Mountains
Date Made 1920-1929
Section African
Materials Silver

Pair of silver fibulae with a ribbon design in the center and a pierced surrounding design of stars and crescents. The silver loops for attaching a chain are of wire; 81-19-4b shows darkened evidence of soldering. These fibulae are quite similar in design to 81-19-5, although they have no chain.

Length 11.3 cm
Width 5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Marguerite McBey, 1981

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