Perspectives Art Explained

Why Peruvian fashion favored septum jewelry with spiders

Nov 13, 2013 2 MINUTES
"It's a form of mask, a form of changed personality."

Curator Julie Jones on Peruvian nose ornaments

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Throughout 2013, The Metropolitan Museum of Art invited curators from across the Museum to each talk about one artwork that changed the way they see the world.

Photography by Katherine Dahab

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