Chancay. <em>Funerary Doll</em>, 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)

Funerary Doll


Medium: Cotton and dyed camelid (alpaca?) fiber and reeds

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1100–1350

Dimensions: 4 x 9 1/2 in. (10.2 x 24.1 cm)


Accession Number: 2003.81.3

Image: CUR.2003.81.3.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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. Condition: good.

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