Mantle or shroud

Peruvian
Late Inca to early colonial period
about A.D. 1550


Object Place: Neo-Inca, Peru

Dimensions

119 x 171 cm (46 7/8 x 67 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1988.325

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton interlocked tapestry with overstitched edging

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cameloid wool, two joined tapestry woven pieces, 1824 evenly spaced geometric motifs called t’ocapu.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from Martin and Ullman Artweave Textile Gallery, 310 Riverside Drive, New York, New York,

Credit Line

Charles Potter Kling Fund