tupu mapuche plata by macaselknam, via Flickr  to fasten shawls

tupu mapuche plata by macaselknam, via Flickr to fasten shawls

La Pampas (Argentina) Adornment/Jewellery | 19th Century | Earrings, Tupus, Pectorals | Silver.

Gallery 1 - Works - Pampas: Art and Culture from the Century - Exhibitions

Repinned by Elizabeth VanBuskirk in "Teaching about the Incas." Here are Inca  tupu pins used to hold a woman's manta over the shoulders. These look they are gold, from the Inca period about 1500.There are colonial portraits, painted right after the conquest  which show how royal Inca women dressed. In some Andean areas today women still use tupus but are usually now in the form of large decorative safety pins (especially Bolivia.)

Inca tupu pins used to hold a woman's manta over the shoulders. These look they are gold, from the Inca period about In some Andean areas today women still use tupus but are usually now in the form of large decorative safety pins (especially Bolivia.

Antique Spanish Colonial Silver Santo Madonna Tupos

Nomad's Journey: an online gallery of ethnic art with textiles, art objects, prints and jewelry from around the world.

Silver Sun Andean Tupo, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador

Nomad's Journey: an online gallery of ethnic art with textiles, art objects, prints and jewelry from around the world.

Tupus incas - prendedores incaicos

Tupus incas - prendedores incaicos

Piercers Inca and Moche Peru Copper 1400-1600 CE by mharrsch, via Flickr

Piercers Inca and Moche Peru Copper CE

Huari / Wari Cast Bronze Tupu, Jaguar Finial

Huari / Wari Cast Bronze Tupu, Jaguar Finial

Tupu

Tupu

TUPU

TUPU

Tiwanaku copper alloy large Tupu    Private Collection

Tiwanaku copper alloy large Tupu Private Collection

inca shawl pin - Yahoo! Image Search Results

inca shawl pin - Yahoo! Image Search Results

Tupos

A Group of Inca Silver Tupus - Cloak Pins

Tupu

Tupu

Chancay or Chimu?

Chancay or Chimu?

Ornamental Pin (Tupu) Date: 15th–16th century Geography: Peru Culture: Inca Medium: Bronze Dimensions: H. 6 5/8 x W. 1 5/8 in. (16.8 x 4.1 cm) Classification: Metal-Ornaments

Ornamental Pin (Tupu) Date: century Geography: Peru Culture: Inca Medium: Bronze Dimensions: H. x cm) Classification: Metal-Ornaments

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