Mummy Mask Textile Decorated with an Oculate Being
Unidentified Paracas maker
600 BCE-100 CE
Cotton cloth with pigment
Overall: 6 5/16 × 7 5/16 in. (16 × 18.5 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Frederick E. and Constance M. Landmann
Place Made: South Coast region, Peru, South America
1000 BCE-1 CE
Textiles and Costumes
Not on view
Oculate Beings and Horrible Birds: Image and Meaning in Ancient Andean Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, March 30, 1999-November 5, 2000, no. 18.
Collected by Frederick E. (1907-2003) and Constance M. (1912-2011) Landmann, Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present, 1987.
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