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Bombilla
Bombilla
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silver
Dimensions:
5 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. (14 x 11.4 x 8.3 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Spanish Colonial
Accession Number:
1995.55.3.1
Acquisition Date:
1995-09-14
Credit Line:

Gift of Rodney and Greta Johnson

Exhibition History:

A Feast for the Eye, 1998

from Mate set (herb tea making set, includes gourd container, tea cup, 3 drinking straws)
Drinking straw, shell-shaped head (this has more holes)

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

woman's mantle (ahuayo)
woman's mantle (ahuayo) (late 19th century)
woman's mantle (llijlla)
Huayllas
Huayllas (mid 19th century)
Small "topu" spoon-shaped pin
Small "topu" spoon-shaped pin (late 19th century)