Arts of the Americas
Cotton and dyed camelid (alpaca?) fiber and reeds
Gift of Eric Jacobsen
Three-dimensional female figurine with a tapestry weave face, gauze shawl, patterned woven tunic and long black hair. The face has abstract patterning in red, yellow, blue and pink around the features suggesting face painting. The arms and legs are constructed of reeds wrapped in pink alpaca that end in articulated fingers and toes.
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Chancay. Funerary Doll, ca. 1100-1350. Cotton and dyed camelid (alpaca?) fiber and reeds, 4 x 9 1/2 in. (10.2 x 24.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Eric Jacobsen, 2003.81.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2003.81.3.jpg)
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