Benson, Elizabeth P. 1963 Handbook of the Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art. Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C., p. 38, cat. 204.
Bliss, Robert Woods 1957 Pre-Columbian Art: The Robert Woods Bliss Collection. Text and Critical Analyses by S. K. Lothrop, Joy Mahler and William F. Foshag. Phaidon, New York. p. 262-263, cat. 186, pl. XCIV.
"Indigenous Art of the Americas", National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, November 1952 to September 1960.
"Lasting Impressions: Body Art in the Ancient Americas" , Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC, 10/1/2011 - 3/4/2012.
Formerly in the collection of Carlos Balser, San Jose, Costa Rica
Purchased from Earl Stendahl, Los Angeles (dealer), by Robert Woods Bliss, 1949
Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Washington, DC, 1949-1962
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.