Emeralds and gold to crown the Queen of Heaven

Crown of the Virgin of the Immaculate Conception, known also as the Crown of the Andes, c. 1660 (diadem), c. 1770 (arches), gold and emeralds, Popayán, Colombia, body diameter 34.3 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

speakers: Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank and Dr. Beth Harris


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