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Mask model/miniature

Culture/People
probably Aymara (attributed)
Collector
Beate R. Salz, Non-Indian, 1913-2006
Expedition sponsor
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-
Donor
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated (Viking Fund, Inc.), 1941-
Object Type
Masks and Masking
Object Name
Mask model/miniature
Media/Materials
Plaster, paper
Techniques
Painted
Catalog Number
22/445
Barcode
220445.000
Collection History
Purchased in 1951 or 1952 by anthropologist Beate R. Salz (1913-2006) from a shop in Lima, Peru, during fieldwork sponsored by the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research; donated to MAI by the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research in 1952.
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Aymara
Masks and Masking
Place
Bolivia