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Doll

Doll
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Culture/People
probably Quechua (attributed)
Donor
Sherwin Landfield (Sherwin Herman Landfield), Non-Indian, 1921-2007
Jacqueline Landfield (Marie Louise Jacqueline Plas/Mrs. Sherwin Landfield), Non-Indian, 1926-2011
Collector
Sherwin Landfield (Sherwin Herman Landfield), Non-Indian, 1921-2007
Date created
probably made in the 1960s from Chancay textiles dating to AD 1100-1450
Object Type
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Object Name
Doll
Media/Materials
Wool cloth, wool yarn
Techniques
Wrapped, sewn
Dimensions
22 x 8 x 3.5 cm
Catalog Number
26/6406
Barcode
266406.000
Collection History
Acquired by Sherwin Landfield (1921-2007) in the 1960s when he worked in South America for the United States Agency for International Development; donated to NMAI in 2007 by Sherwin Landfield and Jacqueline Landfield (1926-2011).
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Quechua
Games, Toys, Gambling: Dolls
Place
Río Chancay valley; Huaral Province; Lima Region; Peru (inferred)