Feather and mirror element
Object Place: Teotihuacán area, México, Central Highlands
Overall: 10.5 x 6.3 x 2.4 cm (4 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware: traces of white stucco
Not On View
Fragment from a figural incensario. The fragment is composed of three elements: a knotted cord or cloth, a framed mirror, and a feather. The fragment may have been held in the figure’s hand or embellished his headdress.
Margret Craver Withers collection (acquired in Mexico and Guatemala) by 1972; to MFA, November 1993, gift of Margret Craver Withers.
Gift of Margret Craver Withers