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Fragment of a band
Fragment of a band
Location:
Not on display
Media:
Camelid Fiber; Slit Tapestry With Yarn (of Brown Outline) Interlacing With First Warp From Adjacent Color Area At Regular Intervals
Dimensions:
12.7 x 12.7 cm (5 x 5 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
South America
Culture/People:
Nasca
Accession Number:
1996.173.22
Acquisition Date:
1996-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of Erik Jacobsen

Polychrome, segmented figure with beaked face (possibly a parrot or owl), is portrayed wearing a step-patterned tunic, holding a staff with two pairs of arms, the Nasca style headdress has trophy heads at either side, when turned sideways, the juxtaposition of the trophy head with the staffs and arms of the figure creates the head and the torso of an animal.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.