18TH CENTURY SILVER SHAWL PIN ORNAMENT FROM SOUTH AMERICA

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A  late 18th century silver   pin ornament from South America , , a shaped embossed silver plate pin, in good condition, it comes from a private home in Milan. This ornate and unusual item is a shawl pin. It might be of Peruvian origin.  It is set with  red seeds, one...
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A  late 18th century silver  pin ornament from South America, , a shaped embossed silver plate pin, in good condition, it comes from a private home in Milan.

This ornate and unusual item is a shawl pin. It might be of Peruvian origin.  It is set with  red seeds, one missing.
Peruvian women used these ornate pins to fasten their cloaks or attach shawls to their clothing.  It is a fine  manufactured work, elegantly chased and of charming design.