Lot: 94

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"Mummy bundle" head or "false head", c. 1100 - 1400 AD

Peru, Chancay

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Gerhard Asche (1933-2022), Billigheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (vor 1968) H: 12.2 inch 500 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

cotton, wood, terracotta, camelid fibres (alpaca or llama),

Pillow-shaped textile cover stuffed with straw and raw cotton, with applied facial features in wood and terracotta, and hand-woven headband.

Hoffmann, Ulrich (Hg.), Frauen des alten Amerika in Kult und Alltag, Stuttgart 2001, p. 134 ff.
This object is subject to the UNESCO Cultural Heritage Protection Act. Export documents are required for export (subjected to a fee)