Mantle with Hummingbird Design
The intricately embroidered wool hummingbirds on this burial shroud suggest that it was made for a high-ranking member of the Nasca society. This brightly colored piece is part of Krannert Art Museum's extensive collection of works from the Americas.
Peru, Nasca (ca. 100 BCE). Mantle with hummingbird design (detail). Cotton, alpaca wool. Gift of Fred Olsen and the Art Acquisition Fund 1967-29-56. Image courtesy of Krannert Art Museum.
Sousa Archives and Center for American Music
Inside the Harding Band Building the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music protects rare instruments in its archival storage system. Its collection encompasses contrabass saxophones, slide trumpets, wooden piccolos, and of course (photos of) sousaphones.
Photo by Natalie Fiol.