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Nose Ornament


Quimbaya, Period V or VI
200-1500 CE
0.95 cm x 11.11 cm x 0.64 cm (3/8 in. x 4 3/8 in. x 1/4 in.)
tumbaga
PC.B.404

On view


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Bibliography
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. 58, cat. 324.

Bliss, Robert Woods 1947 Indigenous Art of the Americas: Collection of Robert Woods Bliss. National Gallery of Art; Smithsonian institution, Washington, D.C., p. 17, 86, cat. 71.

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. 270, cat. 289, pl. CXVI.

Taft Museum 1950 Ancient American Gold and Jade: An Exhibition. Taft Museum, Cincinnati. cat. 84




Exhibition History
"Ancient American Gold and Jade", Taft Museum, Cincinnati, OH, 10/6 - 11/19/1950. cat. no. 84.

"Indigenous Art of the Americas", National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, April 1947 to May 1948 and November 1952 to July 1962.

"Lasting Impressions: Body Art in the Ancient Americas" , Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC, 10/1/2011 - 3/4/2012.


Acquisition History
Acquired from the Fogg Museum, Cambridge, MA, by Robert Woods Bliss, 1940.

Robert Woods Bliss Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Washington, DC, 1940-1962.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Pre-Columbian Collection, Washington, DC.


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