collection of Irwin and Marcia Hersey. 1987-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Mummy Mask, between 300 and 100 BCE
- Paracas, Precolumbian
Cotton and pigment
- Overall (from chin over forehead to end of fringe): 15 7/8 inches (40.3 cm) Overall (width): 17 × 12 inches (43.2 × 30.5 cm)
Founders Society Purchase, Emma S. Fechimer Fund and William C. Yawkey Fund
Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Sales catalogue. New York, Sotheby Parke Bernet, May 19, 1987, ill. 25.
Paracas, Precolumbian, Mummy Mask, between 300 and 100 BCE, cotton and pigment. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Emma S. Fechimer Fund and William C. Yawkey Fund, 1987.29.