Sleeved tunic

Peruvian, Chancay Period
Late Intermediate Period
A.D. 1000–1476


Object Place: Peru, Central Coast

Dimensions

45.5 x 140 cm (17 15/16 x 55 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

78.66

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool plain weave; slit tapestry (borders)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Body of shirt stained brown cotton, ornamental borders of tapestry across cotton and ends of sleeves woven with yellow, brown, crimson, cream, and dark brown wool, all stained and brittle, with design small conventionalized birds, between horizontal stripes of yellow, brown, and crimson. Edged with looped fringe of yellow wool.

Provenance

Gift of Edward W. Hooper to MFA, 1878

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper