From: Peru | Pachacamac | Gravefield I

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 28549
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Peru | Pachacamac | Gravefield I
Culture Area Andean
Locus Found on the breast of a mummy.
Section American
Materials Feather

Crown of feathers. Diagonally crossed fine splints, covered on both exterior and interior with finely woven cloth upon which is worked feather mosaic in two broad separated portions of uncoverd cloth. The design is of joined concentric diamonds, plain and stepped and similar half-diamonds along the borders. Of a style distinctive of north coast Chimu. Feathers: macaw, tanager, and unidentified.

Height 15.24 cm
Credit Line William Pepper Peruvian Expedition; Max Uhle, subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1897
Other Number 1731 - Field No SF

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