Llama pectoral/chest ornament

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Culture/People
Quechua
Previous owner
Stanley Selengut, Non-Indian
Seller
Stanley Selengut, Non-Indian
Presenter/funding source
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler, Non-Indian, 1913-1987
Dr. Marietta Lutze Sackler (Mrs. Arthur M. Sackler), Non-Indian, 1919-2019
Object Name
Llama pectoral/chest ornament
Media/Materials
Wool cloth, cotton cloth, wool yarn
Techniques
Sewn, embroidered
Dimensions
57 x 51 cm
Object Type
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Place
Peru
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from Stanley Selengut (an importer of Andean crafts) in 1970 using funds donated by Dr. Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987, a New York City physician, philanthropist, and art collector) and his wife Dr. Marietta Lutze Sackler (1919-2019).
Catalog Number
24/5500
Barcode
245500.000
See related items
Quechua
Animal Tack and Animal Husbandry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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