Pair of miniature shoes
Object Place: Peru, North Coast
Overall: 10 x 6.5 x 9.2 cm (3 15/16 x 2 9/16 x 3 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool, cotton tapestry, plain weave (lining); appliqué metal plaques; metal soles
Not On View
Red wool weft and white cotton warp weaving with metal (silver, copper, lead, arsenic content) plates and soles.
By 1968, Arts of the Four Quarters, Ltd., New York [see note]; probably sold by Arts of the Four Quarters to Landon T. Clay, Boston; 1975, gift of Landon T. Clay to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 8, 1975)
NOTE: "Art of Ancient Peru and Ecuador," a sales exhibition organized in cooperation with André Emmerich, Arts of the Four Quarters, Ltd., New York, 1968, cat. no. 24.
Gift of Landon T. Clay