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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Feline Mouth Mask and Bangles

A.D. 100–400

Hammered gold

Gift of Margaret S. and Linus Travers, B.A. 1958, M.A.T. 1959, from the collection of Arnold F. Strauss, M.D.
2018.71.25
Geography: 
Made in Central Andes, Peru
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Central Andes, South Coast, Nasca
Period: 
Early Intermediate Period
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

ex-collection: Arnold F. Strauss, M.D, 1902 – 1965

Bibliography: 

Wendell C. Bennett, Ancient Arts of the Andes (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1966), 121, fig. 139.

“Acquisitions July 1, 2017–June 30, 2018,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2018.pdf (accessed December 1, 2018).

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.