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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Miniature Mantle Pin (Tupu)

1470–1536

Gold

2.8 × 1.8 cm (1 1/8 × 11/16 in.)
Gift of Thomas De Mott, B.A. 1942
1940.597
Geography: 
Made in Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Central Andes, Inca
Period: 
Late Horizon
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Bibliography: 

Richard L. Burger and Lucy C. Salazar, eds., Machu Picchu: Unveiling the Mystery of the Inca, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2004).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.