Artist Paracas, Precolumbian
  • Mummy Mask
Date between 300 and 100 BCE
Medium cotton and pigment
Dimensions Overall (from chin over forehead to end of fringe): 15 7/8 inches (40.3 cm)
Overall (width): 11 7/8 inches (30.2 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Emma S. Fechimer Fund and William C. Yawkey Fund
Accession Number 1987.29
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
collection of Irwin and Marcia Hersey.
1987-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Sales catalogue. New York, Sotheby Parke Bernet, May 19, 1987, ill. 25.