Mummy Mask Textile Decorated with an Oculate Being

Paracas, South Coast Peru

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600 BCE-100 CE

Cotton cloth with pigment

Overall: 6 5/16 x 7 5/16 in. (16 x 18.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Frederick E. and Constance M. Landmann

987.48.26899

Geography/Culture

South America, Peru

Period

Pre-Columbian

Object Name

Textile

Classification

Americas

Not on view

Exhibition History

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.

Provenance

Collected by Frederick E. (1907-2003) and Constance M. (1912-2011) Landmann, Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present, 1987.

Old Number

3557, L73.11.30, H30

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