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  • Diadem, 400–450
    Ostrogothic
    Sheet gold worked in repoussé; L. 5 in. (12.6 cm)
    Purchase, 1898 (98.11.67)

    Gold diadems, worn on the head like an open crown, were decorated in geometric repoussé patterns to match gold foil appliqués of similar design that were sewn into women's clothing.

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  • Diadem, 400–450
    Ostrogothic
    Sheet gold worked in repoussé; L. 5 in. (12.6 cm)
    Purchase, 1898 (98.11.67)

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