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Tomb of Constanza of Castile

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Museo Arqueológico Nacional

Museo Arqueológico Nacional

The gold bracelets are made of two paper-thin metal sheets filled with resinous paste or mastic. The silver bracelets are also hollow and a few have filigree. These pieces of jewellery were intended for wealthy young women as wedding gifts.

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  • Title: Tomb of Constanza of Castile
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1478
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Rights: http://man.mcu.es/
  • External Link: CERES
  • Medium: Painted and gilded alabaster
  • Provenance: Monastery of Santo Domingo el Real (Madrid)
  • Original Tittle: Sepulcro de Doña Constanza
  • Cultural Context: Gothic

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