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Crown

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Object Number:
28551
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Peru
Pachacamac
Gravefield I
Culture Area:
Andean
Locus:
Found on breast same mummy
Section:
American
Materials:
Feather
Plant Fiber
Iconography:
Human Figure
Description:
Crown of feathers with human figures worked in them. Oblong plaque of twilled basket work covered on both faces with plain cloth: one face covered with feather mosaic design, narrow lengthwise border, both endswith center field occupied by two diamonds side by side each containing a feather-crowned and cloaked human figure.
Credit Line:
William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst
Other Number:
1732b   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Gift of Birds: The Featherwork of Native South American Peoples (16 Nov 1991 - 28 May 1994)
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