An exceptional Chancay funerary doll with false head. Finely made and unrivaled in
size. Composed of wrapped reed, sticks and vegetal fibers. Head is a wooden plank
painted red, eyes are diamond shaped in white with a separated attached nose in brown.
Wears a yarn wig woven textile headdress embroidered with spiritual serpents. Gauze
tunic and textile apron garment. Holds a textile bag with both hands, containing
a large string ball. Measures 20"/50.80 cm in length. Extremely Rare. Chancay valley
of central Peru. Ca. 1000 - 1250 A.D.
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