Sihuas Gold Embossed Headdress Ornament
A Pre-Columbian Sihuas gold embossed headdress ornament decorated with a central face with outstretched arms and surrounded by a series of circles. There is a smaller face above. The shape of the headdress has a long central part which rises above two smaller side peaks.
Peru, Sihuas III, Southern Andes.
Formerly in the collection of Dr. Daniel Rifkin, acquired prior to the 1970s.